Summer in the midwest is unpredictable at best.This summer has been pretty decent so far…….and then….holy crap its hot!!!!!!! When it’s hot, the last thing I want is to heat up the kitchen, or eat anything hot….ugh! Asparagus Farro Feta Salad is a cool delicious salad…. when its too hot to cook.
Tim and I had to give up our beloved asparagus patch when we moved, but we still enjoy asparagus as much as ever. With summer heat ramping up I really don’t feel like cooking….I barely feel like eating, although I do manage…LOL
Asparagus Farro Feta Salad is cool but satisfying. Tender crisp asparagus with chickpeas, farro, and feta….covered in a light dill and red onion dressing. Continue reading “Asparagus Farro Feta Salad”
Spring is in the air, although it really doesn’t quite feel like it here in Northern Illinois, so maybe a fresh springtime recipe will help. Springtime Asparagus Gnocchi.
As usual I was trolling Pinterest for recipe ideas. I had a package of gnocchi in the cupboard and had a hankering to use it. I came across a recipe from delish knowledge that looked wonderful. Onward I trolled, but kept coming back to the same recipe. After a few changes……. ta da……..Springtime Asparagus Gnocchi. So thank you to delish knowledge for such a wonderful inspiration. Continue reading “Springtime Asparagus Gnocchi”
Today is a sad day……we used the last of our asparagus….whah whah whah!!!
Fresh asparagus season only lasts a couple of weeks in new beds like ours. Hopefully when they are fully established we can get as much as 8 weeks. No matter the harvesting time, we enjoy it to the fullest.
For our last bunch, I wanted to make Tim creamed asparagus on toast. It is so yummy!! But alas, it is not the prettiest dish in town……my mission…..if I chose to accept it……. put a pretty face on creamed asparagus on toast.
Mission accepted! Asparagus Toast with Mushroom Gravy! Continue reading “Asparagus Toast with Mushroom Gravy”