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Category: Asparagus

Melissa Clark’s Asparagus, Goat Cheese and Tarragon Tart

Melissa Clark’s Asparagus, Goat Cheese and Tarragon Tart

The time is right to make this terrific recipe right now. This is a fantastic tart. And it’s right of the moment because it works best with Spring’s earliest and thin-stalk Asparagus. We used both Green and Red Asparagus in ours.  And then there’s the…

Asparagus: Our Ultimate Guide to 10 Wonderful Ways to Cook the Season’s Most Highly Awaited Vegetable

Asparagus: Our Ultimate Guide to 10 Wonderful Ways to Cook the Season’s Most Highly Awaited Vegetable

Here’s a whole gallery of dishes just waiting for Spring’s fresh Asparagus.  Enjoy one or enjoy them all…it’s Asparagus Season. Let’s Celebrate! https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/fresh-asparagus-salad-with-buratta.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/06/tyler-florences-asparagus-grilled.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2018/11/pasta-with-asparagus-and-mushrooms.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2019/04/asparagus-and-mushroom-frittata.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2014/06/paolas-carnegie-hill-restaurant-nyc-and.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/05/florence-fabricants-fettucine-with.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/05/dorie-greenspans-bacon-and-egg-and.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/lemon-roasted-salmon-with-asparagus.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/fresh-fettucine-with-sausage-asparagus.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/05/braised-chicken-with-asparagus-peas-and.html    

Asparagus and Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus and Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus season is coming and here’s a great way to celebrate its arrival. While a frittata sounds rather fancy, it’s a very easy dish to make. Far simpler than flipping an omelette, it’s wildly versatile too.  For this version, I added shallots and cremini mushrooms…

Orecchiette with Sausage and Green Vegetables

Orecchiette with Sausage and Green Vegetables

I sometimes think I should have called Chewing The Fat “Chewing the Pasta”.  I have such fondness for pasta that I make it on a weekly basis.  I am well aware of how many people eschew its carbohydrates. Sorry, they’re missing one of life’s great…

Direct from Lyon: White Asparagus with Sauce Gribiche — Asperges Blancs avec Sauce Gribiche

Direct from Lyon: White Asparagus with Sauce Gribiche — Asperges Blancs avec Sauce Gribiche

Lyon, one beautiful city Three years ago, my friend Kimberly moved to Europe from Montclair, New Jersey. Her husband had been assigned by his American company to run their European division which has its headquarters in the third largest city in France: Lyon.  Kimberly, Peter…

Braised Chicken with Asparagus, Peas and Melted Leeks

Braised Chicken with Asparagus, Peas and Melted Leeks

         A braise may not strike you as a Spring preparation at all.  Aren’t braises hearty affairs that build flavor by the hours they spend in the oven?  Aren’t they winter warmers and not something you’d expect to see any time after May 1st?  Well…

Fresh Asparagus Salad with Buratta, Pancetta, Pine Nuts, Raisins and Bread Crumbs and Tiny Tomatoes

Fresh Asparagus Salad with Buratta, Pancetta, Pine Nuts, Raisins and Bread Crumbs and Tiny Tomatoes

The creamy rich Burrata Cheese is completely hidden under the Asparagus The Bounty of the Comfort Family Farm on Lumber Lane in Bridgehampton starts with their first Asparagus crop of the season.          The first Asparagus of the season is about to make its appearance…

Fresh Fettucine with Sausage, Asparagus and Mushrooms

Fresh Fettucine with Sausage, Asparagus and Mushrooms

     A great bowl of pasta is one of my favorite comfort dishes.  I must admit that this particular variation hits the mark. The fresh asparagus and mushrooms seem made for each other and for the Italian hot sausage I combined them with. There’s cheese…

Lemon-Roasted Salmon with Asparagus, Kale and Potatoes

Lemon-Roasted Salmon with Asparagus, Kale and Potatoes

         A funny thing happened on my way to making this great salad. Two funny things actually, both of them involving Kale.  (But you’ll have to wait a few words to hear them.)  The basis for this wonderfully lemon-y salad recipe came Anna Stockwell from…