CATEGORY: Asparagus
Crispy Tofu with Sesame Asparagus and Hoisin Dipping Sauce and Sesame Almond Brown Rice Balls

Crispy Tofu with Sesame Asparagus and Hoisin Dipping Sauce and Sesame Almond Brown Rice Balls

This recipe does require a bit of methodical pacing, but it's as forgiving as tofu can be. And asparagus quickly sauteed with toasted sesame oil can never fail. The rice balls seemed so clean and earnest.
Shrimp and Asparagus with Cheddar Grits

Shrimp and Asparagus with Cheddar Grits

Smooth grits with cheddar cheese are divine (and the world already knows this). Creamy, cheesy, happiness.
Burnished Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips and Fresh Asparagus Soup with Parmesan Crisps

Burnished Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips and Fresh Asparagus Soup with Parmesan Crisps

How does a cook "burnish" a chicken thigh? I giggled -- curiously -- at the notion, when I saw this recipe.
Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower and Chickpeas and Asparagus Cashew Rice Pilaf

Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower and Chickpeas and Asparagus Cashew Rice Pilaf

The "Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower and Chickpeas," from the April 2011 issue of Everyday Food, is all-too-easy to prep -- and I made it even easier, by using chicken thighs and drumsticks.
Honey Dukkah Roasted Pumpkin and Tofu and Roasted Asparagus with Garlic, Lemon and Thyme

Honey Dukkah Roasted Pumpkin and Tofu and Roasted Asparagus with Garlic, Lemon and Thyme

I regret that 42 years have passed, before I discovered the wonderment that is dukkah: an Egyptian blend of toasted nuts, spices, and herbs. Make this fantastic mix and you'll want to sprinkle it into everything that you eat.
Shrimp, Broccoli, and Scallion Fried Rice and Japanese Asparagus Dengaku

Shrimp, Broccoli, and Scallion Fried Rice and Japanese Asparagus Dengaku

Who needs a recipe for fried rice? Well...no one does.
Grown-Up Sloppy Joes and Oven-Roasted Red Potatoes and Asparagus

Grown-Up Sloppy Joes and Oven-Roasted Red Potatoes and Asparagus

Do you like sloppy joes? This is the saucy, loose-meat sandwich, typically made with ground beef and ketchup. I saw the opportunity to use ground turkey instead.
Wine Glazed Chicken with Ravioli and Asparagus

Wine Glazed Chicken with Ravioli and Asparagus

You'll feel so clever when you make this impressive meal.