Tag Archives: Asparagus

Smokey Dungeness Crab, Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms Topped with Grilled Asparagus and a Fresh Garden Greens and Mozzarella Salad

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor So, I’m in the grocery store and I discover that fresh asparagus, large portabella mushrooms and Dungeness crab are on sale. What could be easier to prepare for dinner and save a few bucks on some favorite food choices. Even better, the weather is warm and […]

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Sour Dough, Mushroom and Sage Dressing, Cranberry Sauce with Cornish Game Hen and Grilled Asparagus

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor Although we think of dressing with poultry this time of year around the holidays it is a great way to use leftover bread throughout the year. It is savory, and has that wonderful herbed smell that brings folks into the kitchen or to the table. A […]

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Sautéed Portabella Mushroom with Asparagus and Pesto Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor Each day I try to plan to pass through the produce area in one of our local markets, on my way home, to see what is fresh or on sale that I can use for the evening meal. Shopping daily also allows me to get in […]

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Roasted Whole Chicken, Sweet Corn and Asparagus

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor Down home and hearty, easy to put together and super easy when it all can be cooked together on the grill. This is, in many ways a go to, comfort food classic. Mashed potatoes would be appropriate but I decided asparagus would be a better choice […]

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Grilled Shrimp with Asian Style BBQ Sauce, Wild Rice with Veggies, and Grilled Asparagus

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor If you like a spice with your shrimp and great flavor, give the following recipe a try. You can complete this recipe on your stove but I prefer to cook the shrimp and asparagus over a wood or charcoal grill on a flat iron to add […]

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Roasted Summer Vegetables with Pork Rice and Chutney

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor We’ve discussed the idea of constructing plates of food following the Mediterranean style of proportion, 50 % vegetables, 25 % grains, rice or fruit, and 25% protein. The following dish is a pretty good example of such a construct using seasonal vegetables, rice, and pork left […]

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Naples Style Pizza with Veggies, Poached Garlic, Asparagus, and Smoked Plum Tomato

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This style pizza avoids the use of red sauce and relies entirely on, traditionally, olive oil, garlic and basil, with the occasional vegetable added. Our version adds more veggies and is done, in this case for a dinner party, and as such, uses the precooked pizza […]

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Nutrition Factoids   Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables in existence. It leads nearly all produce items in the wide array of nutrients it supplies in significant amounts for a healthy diet.

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