Bacon-wrapped Filet Mignon and Brown Butter Asparagus


I found some pre-packaged bacon-wrapped filet at the grocery store this morning at what seemed like an amazing price. So I promptly searched how to cook these babies and found a standard recipe that everyone seems to use with maybe some slight variation. I had some asparagus in the refrigerator that needs to be used…

Creamy Cheesy {Italian} Asparagus


Did you know there’s such thing as “Creamed Asparagus on Toast”? Really. There is. Google it. There are tons of recipes. I discovered the recipe (which seems like an odd combination if you ask me) when I was searching for a recipe for creamed asparagus. In fact even recipes that I thought might actually be…

Asparagus Risotto


Last week I made the best risotto I think I’ve ever made in my life. It was even better than the risotto Jen, Kyna, Rosie and I shared (the night before I made my own) at Portland Prime. The last time I made risotto I failed hard. It turned out gummy and gluey. But this…

Asparagus Roasted in Garlic Aioli


I have a giant stack of recipes that I comb through every once in a while for inspiration or at the holidays when I’m planning a huge feast. Many of the recipes in my stack come are clipped from the Milwaukee-Journal Sentinel and sent to me by my grandma. Anna Thomas Bates, of Wisconsin, writes for…

Asparagus and Mushroom Pizza


Last week my sister made asparagus pizza two nights in a row. At first I thought the idea of asparagus pizza was a little weird (even though I love asparagus). After hearing her rave about it (two nights in a row), I decided to make some for everyone for dinner tonight. ingredients. 8 oz. wheat…

Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts


This recipe is courtesy of my friend Leigh who ripped it from Rupena’s Fine Foods (a Milwaukee, Wis. famous grocery store) and made it better. (Leigh, if you’re reading this, happy belated birthday!) I added a sprinkling of parmesan cheese on top of the chicken before baking. ingredients. 1 boneless skinless chicken breast (per person) 1 8…

Spinach and Asparagus Pie


Having wanted to try a savory “pie” for quite some time now, I decided that the aging asparagus in my fridge was the perfect excuse. I found this recipe at the foodnetwork.com. The recipe was supposed to be asparagus and tomato; however, the diced tomato I bought from New Seasons did not appear very diced…

Asparagus-Spinach Pancakes


I’m a little bit amazed to discover that I like almost any kind of pancake made with almost any ingredient.