Pickled Asparagus

pickled asparagus

When Marc Thomas and I began dating, he spent a bunch of time in Seattle for work.  He would bring me back lovely presents… like pickled asparagus from Pike’s Market.  We both LOVE pickled asparagus, especially in Caesars.

So it was asparagus season, so we bought a TON on sale at the market to try our hand at pickling.  By WE I mean ME.  The recipe calls for 30 spears, however, we bought the thin ones, so there were more asparagus spears in each jar.  Continue reading

Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus and Mushrooms

Shrimp, Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto - Beth Warren the BakerSo exactly a year ago I had an audition for “Come Dine With Me Canada”.

One of the producers – a lovely man named Bobby – came to my house to interview me on camera to see if I would do well on the show.  He chatted with me for about 20 minutes asking questions like, what is my dream job… duh.  Game show host. Continue reading