TBT Recipe: Spring Risotto with Asparagus, Peas, and Fontina

TBT Recipe: Spring Risotto with Asparagus, Peas, and Fontina

  Suzi and I wait for spring with impatience. For two reasons. First, of course, is the snow. We love snow. We want the snow gone. And then, second, we want spring asparagus combined with lovely risotto and the warm of cheese. If you have never ever had this dish, you...
TBT Recipe: Asparagus with Mushrooms in Tarragon Cream

TBT Recipe: Asparagus with Mushrooms in Tarragon Cream

Golly, Suzi and I posted this recipe 10 years ago. We weren’t doing pictures then so I’m accompanying this with a generic spring asparagus shot. I’ll leave it to you to imagine the addition of warm mushrooms and a rich, creaming tarragon sauce. I...
Simple Roasted Spring Asparagus

Simple Roasted Spring Asparagus

It is spring. Asparagus is upon. Suzi and I wait all fall and winter to enjoy that very distinctive taste. Asparagus is odd: it seems to have an intense flavor punch and yet you can muddy the whole bloody thing up with too much sauce or other adornments. The best way...
TBT Recipe: Chicken and Asparagus Pie

TBT Recipe: Chicken and Asparagus Pie

It’s a confusing time of year. A friend of mine, with a house in rural Pennsylvania, said her crocus are up. Would mine be up? I can’t tell. I have 14″ inches of snow. A very confusing and tempting time of year. Spring is so close, with its bounty of...
TBT Recipe: Chicken and Asparagus Pie

TBT Recipe: Chicken and Asparagus Pie

Now. Now is the time to strike out and make all those asparagus dishes you have been savoring since asparagus finally disappeared last summer. You’ve seen ideas since then, craved them, clipped them, saved them in a drawer or on your computer. I know, it’s just...