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Freezing Asparagus for the Winter!

May 09, 2019
You can pickle or can asparagus for the winter, but I am much much too lazy for such things.  I'll freeze asparagus as it takes next to no effort. It's...

Sue's Fiddlehead or Asparagus Pasta

May 09, 2019
You have to love our customers.  They love food and cooking as much as I do, and they SHARE their recipes!! Here is Sue's fiddlehead pasta Sue’s Fiddlehead Pasta 2...

Asparagus Chevre Toast...an easy party pleaser

May 09, 2019
Grill your local asparagus as per my "Asparagus on the BBQ" recipe. Take one sliced ciabatta loaf from our bakery. Brush one side of the ciabatta with grape seed oil. ...

Asparagus on the BBQ

May 09, 2019
The only way I will eat asparagus is on the BBQ.  We make this dish at least 3 times a week during asparagus season. Heat your grill to high, then...

Erin's pasta sauce with frozen tomatoes.

May 09, 2019
This is how I make up my pasta in the winter.  Its fresh taste brings a blast of summer memories back. An hour or two before supper get 6 tomatoes...

Raw beet salad topper

I hate cooked beets.  Raw though, I love them.  A raw beet is pure sweetness, crispness and summer.  A perfect pairing for most salads.

Peel and grate 4 medium beets.  Place in a large salad bowl.

Combine .5 cup olive oil, 3 tbsp white wine vinegar, 1 tsp chopped onion,1 tsp dijon mustard and 1 clove minced garlic in a jam jar.  Screw on the top and shake until everything is combined.

Pour the dressing on the beets and toss until coated.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.  Put the beets in the fridge for an hour or so to marinate.

When making a green salad in the summer, I like to top my salads with this raw beet salad topper.  It adds great colour, crunch and taste.  I especially like it on a salad with crumbled goat feta and raw sunflower seeds.

You can also use this grated beet dish as a relish like condiment.