Asparagus

Burgers, Oscar-Style

Burgers Oscar-Style

If you’ve been around here a while, you know that we love our fancy burgers. And if you’ve been around here a really long time, you know that we love our fancy steaks. Our favorite “fancy dinner” is Filet Oscar: beef tenderloin topped with crab, asparagus tips, and Bearnaise sauce. “Amazing” sells it short. “Pricey” [...]

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Shaved Asparagus Pizza with Goat Cheese and Ricotta

Shaved Asparagus Pizza with Goat Cheese and Ricotta

A few weeks ago, I started a pizza-only Pinterest board. One of the recipes that I pinned was a Shaved Asparagus Pizza that I’d seen on Annie’s Eats. Beautiful asparagus is starting to pop up in the grocery store, at a beautiful price. Any day that a pound of asparagus is cheaper than a gallon [...]

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Asparagus Soup with Herbed Goat Cheese

Asparagus are one of my favorite vegetables. I eat them in exactly two ways: roasted simply with olive oil, salt, and pepper or cold, tossed with lemon juice and goat cheese. When it gets cold, we seem to indulge in heartier, unhealthier comfort foods by habit. Creamy soups, butter-laden pastas, and meaty chilis. What I [...]

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NY Strip Steaks with Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa

New York Strip with Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa

On the way to meet the family for lunch one weekend, Jason asked what I loved most about cooking. It’s simple. I love to make a mess. I love prep. Chopping, cutting, mashing, processing. If I could get paid to chop herbs all day, I’d be in heaven. And for the record: I hate cleaning [...]

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