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  • ebeck Oct 12, 2006 10:03 PM
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..any great appetizer or side dish recipes?

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  1. anything that you would do with green asp. blanch it and toss with lemon juice, shaved parm, Italian parsley and crushed pistacios and drizzle a good olive oil - serve hot, cold or room temp with toasted or grilled rustic bread. yum!

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    1. re: jjb75

      ...hey thanks, your recipe turned out great and it was a hit!

      1. re: ebeck

        awesome! i'm happy to help

      2. re: jjb75

        so did you serve hot or cold?

      3. Serve it roasted and cold with aïoli.

        1. Peeled, quickly blanched, wrapped in thin strips of Serrano ham (or prosciuto).

          1. If you are new to white asparagus, be aware it must be peeled, unlike green asparagus.

            1. Here's a short video on white asparagus:


              1. my favorite is some fat white steamed asparagus with hollandaise sauce.