Our easy and elegant solution when you buy not-quite-spring spears of asparagus from the grocery store? Just add cheese and butter and bread crumbs.
Never again curse as your pricey spears of asparagus fall between the grill rack into oblivion. All you need is this simple trick.
These spring spears, buried beneath a behemoth of Parmesan, is making converts of even the most reticent veggie eaters.
Think a recipe for roast asparagus isn't necessary? We thought so, too...until we tried this. Lovely spears time after time. Not at all mushy. And never tough.
Easy and shatteringly crisp and light and perfect. That's what folks are saying about this delicate beer-battered asparagus tempura.
Simplicity itself. Blanched asparagus, fresh arugula, shavings of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and vinaigrette. Sorta tastes like spring.
The essence of spring. Just asparagus, herbs, lemon vinaigrette, and a soft-boiled egg. Lovely any time of day or night.
Given that its overnight rest INSISTS you make this simple strata ahead of time, it sorta screams for a lazy Sunday or Christmas morning, don't you think?
A savvy, sophisticated, eat-your-veggies strategy that works its stealthy charms on kids and adults alike. You're welcome.
A ridiculously rich, unthinkably creamy kin to mozzarella, burrata brings understated bling to every little thing. Prepare to swoon.
The asparagus in this salad is sublimely sweet and is beautifully balanced by salty pecorino and tart zinginess of lemon.
An easy and surprisingly light riff on traditional risotto that manages to maintain all the rich, indulgent, creamy goodness of the Italian classic.
For this radically simple recipe, stalks of spring asparagus, bay leaves, and capers are tossed in olive oil and blasted in the oven. Gotta love it.
essentially a grown-up riff on grilled cheese that we’d happily indulge in every single day—morning, noon, night, and anytime in between.
If spring had a taste, we dare say it'd be this simple yet sophisticated tart with its cheese custard, shatteringly crisp phyllo crust, and row after row of spring spears.
Asparagus. Pizza crust. Brie. We ask you, what's not to love about spring?!
Roasted asparagus with Romesco is one of spring and summer's greatest and easiest pleasures. Go on. See for yourself.
We have precious few absolutes, yet we always, always keep things simple with sea scallops. Why shroud that supple sweetness?
Spring asparagus gets the luxe treatment with prosciutto, knee-wobblingly rich and buttery croutons, and a gently poached egg.
Cook couscous. Press the seasoned little roly polies onto salmon fillets. Sauté until crisp yet tender. Sizzle spring veggies in butter. Accept accolades.
Perhaps the quickest, richest, savviest strategy for gussying up spring stalks that you've ever encountered.