Recipe: White Asparagus a la Flamande (Asperges op Vlaamse Wijze)

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Serves 4 (as an appetizer or side) White asparagus tastes more mild than green asparagus, perhaps even a little sweeter. The topping is rather like a rich, lemony egg salad and goes well with the asparagus. Ingredients: 1 lb white asparagus 3 Tbsp melted butter 2 hard-boiled eggs 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp minced parsley salt pepper Method: 1. Trim ends off the asparagus. Cook in boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes. 2. In a small bowl, mash egg with butter. Combine … [Read more...]

Recipe: Beef Empanadas

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Serves 4-8 Spicy and hearty, beef empanadas are great party food. Serve with Chimichurri¬†dipping sauce for a garlicky kick. Ingredients: 2 batches empanada dough For the Filling: 1 Tbsp butter 1 onion, minced 1 1/2 Tbsp tomato paste 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp cayenne 1/2 lb ground hamburger, 85% lean 3/4 cup low sodium beef broth 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack 1 hard-boiled egg, chopped 1-2 green onions … [Read more...]