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
Fresh streamed baby carrots in a light pineapple and fresh ginger sauce! Wonderful with rice dishes, even plain rice!
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SWEET LEMON BRUSSEL SPROUTS
Fresh brussel sprouts steamed till tender, then pan-fried in a light, sweet lemon and garlic sauce!
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ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON
Thin rounds of zucchini sauteed with sweet onion, garlic, juice of fresh orange and saffron!
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ZUCCHINI AND KALAMATA OLIVE
Fresh julienne strips of zucchini sauteed in extra virgin olive oil with Kalamata black olive and garlic!
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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
A light sweet and sour flavored Swiss chard with sweet cooked onion!
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SHARON LEE’S STEWED TOMATOES
Sauteed fresh mushrooms and fresh tomatoes stewed in an aromatic broth of red wine, garlic and cilantro!
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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!
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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!
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GLAZED CARROT WAFERS
Delicate wafer-thin rounds of fresh carrot steamed till tender-soft, then tossed in a light shallot and pink grapefruit sauce!
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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!
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CABBAGE AND SPINACH SAUTE
Fresh green cabbage and spinach sauteed with sweet onion in a light cilantro and poultry seasoning non-dairy cream sauce!
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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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