Wash asparagus and line them up on a cutting board with the tops even. Cut off tough bottom ends.
Bring a skillet or oval casserole filled half full with salted water to boil. Dump in asparagus all at once. When water returns to the boil, cook asparagus until crisp-tender, about 1 to 3 minutes, depending on size. Drain.
As a start down my path of recovery and remission, I am eliminating certain foods that are inflammatory. One of those being milk! It's hard to find allergy friendly stuff that doesn't take all of it out. So, I am trying these yummy smelling Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies from EatPastry. I purchased it at the local grocery store called MOMs.
They were super easy to make and didn't take more than ten minuted from prep to completio...
It started with an excessive sale on pumpkin puree at the local Giant grocery store that set me off on a path to find all sorts of different ways to used this new $0.79 can of bright orange stuff.
My grandmother was always an amazing cook. One of the skills I picked up from her was quick bread making. I have so many recipes from years of working with her. I have modified them for ease of use by others.
When I stepped off the plane in Istanbul, could immediately smell smoke and meat. The wafting from all the cigarettes and meat cooked on skewers. Walking towards the exit to the car, I walked past two or three gigantic vertical rotisseries of meat kebab. I learn quickly that this is called Doner. They shave it off with a strange mallet that is a peeler.
After the heat around the meat has cooked it through, you get fresh meat s...