Remember Summer Fest? Well, spring has sprung and I’m once again getting together with a fantastic group of bloggers to celebrate some of the best of spring produce. We’re calling it Spring Fling! This week, asparagus is the guest of honor, so make sure to check out the links at the bottom of this post and see what the others have cooked up with this delicious spring veggie. Click around and join the conversation by sharing your own tips, recipes, or links.
I used to hate asparagus. After onions, it was the most-loathed vegetable of my childhood. Unfortunately, my parents loved it, so I remember lots of asparagus stare-downs that sometimes landed me in my room directly after dinner. On asparagus nights, my mom took pity on me and I was only required to eat two small spears, but even that was a struggle that included lots of whining, possibly a few tears, and most likely some dramatic gagging. Continue reading →