PREPARING & COOKING WHITE ASPARAGUS

PREPARING AND COOKING WHITE ASPARAGUS

Although I rarely see white asparagus when out and about, I saw these while shopping at the West Side Market a few days ago. Two bunches for five dollars! Great price. I asked the vendor the best way to cook them and he said, “grill them – that’s the best way – just olive oil – put olive oil on them – grill them and they’re great – the best way”. He further said, “don’t knock them around in the bag – they break easy”.

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PINEAPPLE GINGER CARROTS

PINEAPPLE GINGER CARROTS

Fresh streamed baby carrots in a light pineapple and fresh ginger sauce! Wonderful with rice dishes, even plain rice!

Serves 6

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SWEET LEMON BRUSSEL SPROUTS

SWEET LEMON BRUSSEL SPROUTS

Fresh brussel sprouts steamed till tender, then pan-fried in a light, sweet lemon and garlic sauce!

Serves 6

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ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON

ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON

Thin rounds of zucchini sauteed with sweet onion, garlic, juice of fresh orange and saffron!

Serves 4

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ZUCCHINI AND KALAMATA OLIVE

ZUCCHINI AND KALAMATA OLIVE

Fresh julienne strips of zucchini sauteed in extra virgin olive oil with Kalamata black olive and garlic!

Serves 4

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TURNIP AND CARROT MATCHSTICKS

TURNIP AND CARROT MATCHSTICKS

Delicate strips of fresh turnips and carrots steamed till tender-soft, then tossed in a fresh orange glaze!

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SAUTEED SWISS CHARD

SAUTEED SWISS CHARD

A light sweet and sour flavored Swiss chard with sweet cooked onion!

Serves 8

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SHARON LEE’S STEWED TOMATOES

SHARON LEE’S STEWED TOMATOES

Sauteed fresh mushrooms and fresh tomatoes stewed in an aromatic broth of red wine, garlic and cilantro!

Serves 4-5

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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

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PUREE OF SPINACH

PUREE OF SPINACH

A thick, creamy, brilliant green puree of spinach flavored with garlic, mushroom, onion and dill. This Puree Of Spinach melts in your mouth!

Serves 4

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GLAZED CARROT WAFERS

GLAZED CARROT WAFERS

Delicate wafer-thin rounds of fresh carrot steamed till tender-soft, then tossed in a light shallot and pink grapefruit sauce!

Serves 6

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CREAMED CURRY CORN

CREAMED CURRY CORN

Sweet cream style corn and diced green chilies seasoned with curry. You don’t have to do much to a can of vegetables to make them taste delicious!

Serves 4-6

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CABBAGE AND SPINACH SAUTE

CABBAGE AND SPINACH SAUTE

Fresh green cabbage and spinach sauteed with sweet onion in a light cilantro and poultry seasoning non-dairy cream sauce!

Serves 6

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CHERRY CRANBERRY SAUCE BEETS

CHERRY CRANBERRY SAUCE BEETS

In a sweet and sour red wine sauce! Terrific flavor arrangement. Serve hot as a vegetable or cold as a condiment!

Serves 12 or more

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