Asparagus AF Shrimp Toast

ASPARAGUS AF SHRIMP TOAST Okay, okay. I know there are no actual shrimp animals on this toast. Still, it is the finest shrimp toast you will ever encounter! Popcorn shrimp? Well, this delicacy pops all over your buds and palate! Once you taste it, you'll never forget the experience! Serves 1 or as many as … Continue reading Asparagus AF Shrimp Toast

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Burnt Garlic Asparagus

BURNT GARLIC ASPARAGUS Fresh steamed asparagus, chilled, then when ready to serve sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, burnt garlic, smoked paprika, pink Himalayan salt and fresh grind black pepper! That's it. Easy. You won't want to pass this gem of a recipe by! Serves 4-6 as a side dish 1-1/3 lbs. fresh asparagus spears … Continue reading Burnt Garlic Asparagus

SHARON’S DIRT BROTH

SHARON'S DIRT BROTH The animal-free chef's answer to Bone Broth! Instead of cannibalizing an animal to cure what ails me, I go to the soil and the salt of the earth! The best feel good broth I've ever had. Before - During - After. Makes 35 cups This is a lengthy process, so don't engage … Continue reading SHARON’S DIRT BROTH

ASPARAGUS AND BEET PASTA SALAD

ASPARAGUS AND BEET PASTA SALAD A delightfully flavored and textured pasta salad. The color alone will make sure nobody forgets it! Makes 7 cups Prep: 8 oz. dried pasta - shells or other small pasta - boiled in sufficiently salted water till tender, drained and rinsed till cold and set aside 1-1/2 lbs. fresh asparagus … Continue reading ASPARAGUS AND BEET PASTA SALAD

VEGGIE FLATBREAD ROLL UPS

  VEGGIE FLATBREAD ROLL UPS Flatout flatbread spread with a green peppercorn and caper aioli. Topped with steamed fresh green beans, asparagus and spinach. Sprinkled with smoked paprika, then rolled up and pan-fried till browned and crisped. A perfect veggie roll up! Makes as many as you want Make the aioli first: GREEN PEPPERCORN AND … Continue reading VEGGIE FLATBREAD ROLL UPS

MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD OF ROMAINE

MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD OF ROMAINE Sauteed Portobello mushroom with roasted pepper and garlic, steamed fresh asparagus layered with romaine lettuce, sweet onion and red grapes. Drizzled with a Red Russian Creme Fraiche salad dressing!  Serves 4 3/4 lb. fresh asparagus; discard bottom 3rd of stalks, then steam till tender - set aside 3 T. extra … Continue reading MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD OF ROMAINE

MARINATED MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD

MARINATED MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD Mushrooms marinated in a fresh oregano, white wine and sesame oil vinaigrette with fresh steamed asparagus and red grape tomatoes! Serves 6-8 Marinade makes 1-1/2 cups:  2 T. sesame oil (I used Roland brand with excellent results) 2 T. rice vinegar 1 T. Balsamic vinegar 1 T. Sherry vinegar 1/2 c. … Continue reading MARINATED MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD

SAUTEED ASPARAGUS

SAUTEED ASPARAGUS Fresh steamed asparagus sauteed with fresh mushroom, then tossed with fresh tomato and a splash of lemon. A simple and delicious way to serve asparagus as a side dish! Serves 2 1 bunch fresh asparagus, bottom 3rd of stalks removed and discarded, remainder cut into 1 inch lengths, then steamed till tender but … Continue reading SAUTEED ASPARAGUS

POTATOES, ASPARAGUS AND TOMATOES

POTATOES, ASPARAGUS AND TOMATOES A simple supper of boiled red-skinned potatoes pan-fried in margarine and thyme. Served with fresh steamed asparagus and tomatoes marinated in a sweet Balsamic vinaigrette. Serves 4 I bunch fresh asparagus 8 sm. red-skinned potatoes salt 2-3 T. margarine dried thyme, finely crushed 3 lg. sweet, ripe tomatoes 2 T. Balsamic … Continue reading POTATOES, ASPARAGUS AND TOMATOES