12 April 2013


It’s been a busy week at the Market. Instead of a traditional copy highlighting this week’s market, we have lists of ideas to do with items you’ll find at this week’s market.

10 Things to do with asparagus

Yep, Beginning of the season

Yep, Beginning of the season

  1. Steam.
  2. Stir Fry.
  3. Mix in risotto.
  4. Sandwich.
  5. Grill.
  6. Hollandaise Sauce.
  7. Spicy Peanut Sauce.
  8. Soup (add to this crab and noodle soup to make improbably more awesome; thanks Wildwood).
  9. Salad Rolls (See #7).
  10. BUTTER!


  1. PIE!
  2. Syrup (thanks to Elizabeth Miller).
  3. Muddle a inch chunk into an Old Fashion. Skip the cherry.
  4. BONUS: Rhubarb stalks are technically called, petioles. Take that Scrabble dictionary.




  1. Grill


  1. Place a bouquet in vase to distract guests from the fact that you live in a dusty bachelor’s home.
  2. Invite guests over to be distracted by flowers, if no one arrives, there’s a pretty bouquet to cheer you up.


  1. This Recipe (Thanks Debra from Blue Raven Wellness).

    Cheer up, or dust

    Cheer up, or dust

  2. Radish, Kale and Carrot Salad; possibly chickpeas.
  3. BUTTER!

Spring Garlic & Onions

  1. Grill.
  2. Sauteed in BUTTER!, pureed. Bread optional; radishes for the carb-avoiders.
  3. Grilled Cheese; possibly quesadillas.