Posts Tagged ‘ asparagus ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Asparagus with Mozzarella and Prosicutto

The Best Asparagus Ever There are no photos of this recipe. Want to know why? Because it doesn’t last long enough to photograph.* I got this recipe from my friend Andrea who served it to me in London. I came home and immediately had to attempt it because I knew that there could be no […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Shoots and Stalks

Demystifying the Farmer’s Market “Shoots and Stalks” sounds like the title for a crime novel, doesn’t it? This time of year, the farmer’s market is full of… well, shoots and stalks. Fiddleheads. Scapes. Fennel. Asparagus. What are you supposed to do with all of this stuff, anyway? As it turns out, Cook’s Country has an […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Lemony Pasta with Spring Vegetables

Lemon Pasta Primavera This is a variation on a Cook’s Illustrated recipe for spaghetti al limone, a great recipe in its own right. I’ve modified it to add spring vegetables, using whatever I had on hand, to create a makeshift primavera. The heavy cream makes the recipe sound daunting and heavy, but 1/4 cup spread […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Purple Asparagus

Maybe I’m the last person on Earth to get the memo, but I just learned about purple asparagus. I was walking through the farmer’s market, as I do on Saturday mornings, when I came across a booth where they were giving out samples. Of vegetables. Now, that may not sound significant, but if you spend […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Asparagus Salad

This recipe was loosely based on a very tasty salad that I had at Nordstrom Bistro in Dallas last fall. I’ve made it a few times in the past, and couldn’t quite get the necessary bite from the sun dried tomato dressing. This time I mixed two kinds of vinegar and used spring garlic instead […] Read More