Tag: asparagus

Roasted Black Pepper Broccoli with Chick Peas & Asparagus

We love broccoli! “Remember when we roasted broccoli and it was soooo good?” said my husband Dave a couple weeks back. That started the process of me playing with different roasted broccoli techniques and spicing to find my favourite combo. We ate broccoli every night for dinner for almost 2 weeks, ha ha! Funny neither [...]

Asparagus Pasta Salad with Lemon & Dill

Asparagus Pasta Salad with Lemon & Dill Here’s a different and delicious take on pasta salad. It captures the essence of spring by using fresh, local Ontario ingredients to deliver a dish that’s light, fresh and crisp!

Asparagus 101 - Choosing & Storing

Start by picking bunches with tightly closed tips. Avoid bunches with hard, white bottom ends because they’ve been out of water or stored for too long. If you don’t have time to hunt down the absolute freshest stuff, you can trim the ends with a knife and place the bunches standing in water once you [...]