Asparagus Farro Feta Salad

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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.

Asparagus Farro Feta Salad

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”

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Springtime Asparagus Gnocchi

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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.

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”


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Asparagus Toast with Mushroom Gravy

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Today is a sad day……we used the last of our asparagus….whah whah whah!!!

Asparagus Toast with Mushroom Gravy 1

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”

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