Asparagus Ribbon Salad w/ Almonds & Pecorino

Asparagus Ribbon Salad w Almonds & Pecorino“You know, when you get your first asparagus, or your first acorn squash, or your first really good tomato of the season, those are the moments that define the cook’s year. I get more excited by that than anything else.”  Mario Batali

Celebrate the End of Asparagus Season 2012

There’s another equally important and defining moment. It comes at the end of each season Continue reading

Roasted Asparagus & Creamy Roasted Asparagus Vinaigrette

First Daffodil of 2012

“A host of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees, fluttering and dancing in the breeze.”

William Wordsworth

It’s Spring in Montana
Can you believe the vibrant color of these, our first daffodils? They have just bloomed and are a most welcome Continue reading

Asparagus, Leek & Spinach Frittata

Asparagus, Leek & Spinach Frittata“Olive oil … asparagus … if your mother wasn’t so fancy,
we could shop at the gas station like normal people.”

Homer Simpson

I said I wouldn’t do it
Last week I wrote that while I turned my attention to gardening, my postings would only be once a week . . . unless I couldn’t help myself Continue reading