Tag Archive | "asparagus"

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Sunday, February 16, 2014


Maybe I've gone a little overboard this season, making all sorts of vegetable soups. But they have become a staple in my family's kitchen. Soups such as this asparagus soup are quick and provide a healthy side or main dish.

Roasted Red Pepper & Manchego Salad

Saturday, April 14, 2012


The flavors of this salad are inspired by one of my most memorable meals: a roadside picnic in the Spanish countryside consisting of roasted red peppers and Spanish cheese.

Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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This lemon-thyme-honey vinaigrette is light, refreshing and easy to make. I tossed my salad with apple, Havarti cheese, asparagus and pumpkin seeds but you can add whatever ingredients you would like.

Morel Mushroom & Asparagus Risotto

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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One of my favorite comfort foods is mushroom risotto, so when we came home from morel mushroom hunting with a bag of morels, I couldn't wait to try morel risotto. I happened to have some local asparagus so I added it to the mix.

Morel Mushroom, Asparagus & Bacon Pizza

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


With a bag of freshly-picked morel mushrooms, I decided to make a morel mushroom and bacon pizza. The subtle earthiness of the morels was a perfect match for the saltiness of the bacon.

Ham and Asparagus Rolls

Tuesday, May 11, 2010


My sister-in-law and her girls taught me how to make this healthy and kid-friendly snack. The rolls are easy to make and they're a great way to disguise asparagus. And your kids can help you make the rolls.

Salade Niçoise

Monday, April 5, 2010


Kids typically don't like salads but you might find this one to be different. A Niçoise salad is kind of like the French version of a Cobb salad. It is loaded with such a variety of ingredients that your kids might actually have fun trying all of the different toppings. And it is a great way to use up leftover Easter eggs!

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