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  • Recipe: Asparagus and shrimp risotto

    Recipe: Asparagus and shrimp risotto
    Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 Note: For asparagus stock, reserve cooking liquid from other preparations. 3/4 pound thin asparagus 1/4 pound shell-on shrimp 5 cups water or reserved asparagus stock 3 tablespoons butter, divided 1/2...
  • Recipe: Asparagus wrapped in crisp prosciutto

    Recipe: Asparagus wrapped in crisp prosciutto
      Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 appetizer servings Note: This extremely simple recipe is a combination of two old favorites: basic roast asparagus and steamed asparagus wrapped in prosciutto. The contrast between the soft asparagus and the...
  • Recipe: Asparagus in sauce mimosa

    Recipe: Asparagus in sauce mimosa
    Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 6 to 8 2 eggs Salt 2 pounds fat asparagus 2 tablespoons minced parsley 1 tablespoon minced mixed herbs (preferably a mix of chives, tarragon and chervil) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 3...
  • Recipe: Raw asparagus salad

    Recipe: Raw asparagus salad
    Total time: 35 minutes Servings: 2 Note: From the Hot Knives blog. Alex Brown and Evan George recommend serving the salad with Hitachino Nest Beer's Red Rice Ale while playing Al Green's "I've Never Found a Girl." Two tangerines can be substituted for...
  • Recipe: Spring vegetable stew with herbed ricotta gnocchi

    Recipe: Spring vegetable stew with herbed ricotta gnocchi
    Total time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Servings: 6 Note: This gnocchi recipe is adapted from one by Lidia Bastianich. Drain the ricotta in the refrigerator at least 1 hour before making the gnocchi, to remove any excess water. The dough can be made several...
  • Asparagus is a rite of spring

    Asparagus is a rite of spring
    I'm wary of people who dig too deep for food metaphors, particularly when they involve religion, but if ever there were a case for a perfect pairing of produce and season, it would be asparagus and Easter. I love brightly colored eggs and bunny rabbits...
  • Recipe: Chilled asparagus with vinaigrette and eggs mimosa

    Recipe: Chilled asparagus with vinaigrette and eggs mimosa
      Chilled asparagus with vinaigrette and eggs mimosa Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes plus chilling time Servings: 4 Note: Adapted from Thomas Keller's "Bouchon." House vinaigrette 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 11/2 cups canola oil...
  • Recipe: Pan-roasted asparagus with dill hollandaise sauce

    Recipe: Pan-roasted asparagus with dill hollandaise sauce
    Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 6 4 egg yolks 2 sticks butter, melted 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice Fine sea salt Freshly ground white pepper 1/8 cup finely chopped fresh dill 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 pounds asparagus, ends trimmed 1. Make...
  • Recipe: Artichoke and green garlic gratin

    Recipe: Artichoke and green garlic gratin
    Total time: About 1 1/2 hours Servings: 4 to 5 Note: You can substitute asparagus for the artichoke: Use 1 1/2 pounds of asparagus, trimmed and blanched; omit the garlic and otherwise follow the artichoke recipe. 6 extra-large or 8 large artichokes...
  • The Napa Valley restaurant scene

    The Napa Valley restaurant scene
    Every couple of years I feel that siren call to go up and spend some time in Napa Valley. For most of us, this was our first wine country experience, as exotic as anything discovered later in Burgundy or Piedmont. Who can forget the smudged violet of...
  • Market Watch: New Wellington Square farmers market opens in Mid-City

    Market Watch: New Wellington Square farmers market opens in Mid-City
    Spring is prime season not only for asparagus, favas and strawberries, but for new farmers markets, which often open at this time in the hope of gaining traction before the peak of sales in summer. One of the first of this year's new crop is the...