Asparagus, Bacon & Goat Cheese Salad

asparagus, bacon, goat cheese salad

Asparagus season comes but once a year, so we’re enjoying this Asparagus, Bacon & Goat Cheese Salad while we can! Paired with a striking dijon vinaigrette, this salad’s flavors will take you on a nuanced ride: fresh greens to roasted asparagus to smoky bacon to sweetish goat cheese to a punch of mustardiness-garlic spiciness. Yum!…

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Spring Stir Fry

spring stir fry plated

The first time I made this spring stir fry for my family, I had “back-ups” on the table for our youngest three (9 years-old and two 5-year-olds). Much to my surprise, I didn’t need bread or cheese to coax them into this stir fry. It probably helped that I made the sambal optional, simply adding…

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Simple Sautéed Asparagus

fresh asparagus

My first asparagus meal of the spring is traditionally simple. Later, after asparagus turns from early-season delicacy to just another day with asparagus, I’ll add fresh Parmesan or goat cheese, bacon or prosciutto. But for this first time, all I need is my cast iron skillet, butter and/or olive oil, finishing salt, and freshly ground…

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