Your mother was right--eat your vegetables, they're good for you! And if they're tucked beneath a blanket of cheese or swimming in a bath of melted butter, I imagine they're even better than she'd promised.
This recipe has been entered for ZWT II & was found on the net courtesy of The Straits Cafe at: straitscafe.com. It is so easy to prepare & the name kinda says it all, doesn't it? Times have been estimated.
From America's Test Kitchen. This looks just wonderful. "To prepare the asparagus for this salad, we found that broiling concentrates the flavor of the asparagus and lightly caramelizes the peel. We prefer to use thin (under 5/8-inch) asparagus under the broiler-this lets us skip the peeling step and allows the spears to cook more evenly."
Another one of my Favorites, I found this on the internet a couple years ago on another site and I have stayed pretty true to the recipe. I have turned on quite a few to Brussels Sprouts in the proccess also.
Onions with sour cream, brown sugar and lemon juice. If you like onions you should like this. Try to make sure you don't use onions smaller than 3 1/2 inches, or else when you cut off the stems and remove the skin the onion is apt to fall apart on you, would still taste great, but the general appearance wouldn't be the same