Sriracha Asparagus

Fresh asparagus with a kick.

Sriracha Asparagus:  Fresh asparagus with a kick.    Spice up dinner with this Sriracha Asparagus side dish. I try to eat Asparagus as much as I can during the season.  It is so versatile….perfect steamed, roasted or sauteed and can be added to a lot of different dishes.  I think this way is one of my favorites.  It’s super easy with tons of flavor.  I struggle with what side dish to serve with a Mexican dinner other then the regular rice and beans.  But sometimes I don’t want heavy sides or to have all those carbs.  That’s why I developed … Continue reading

Asparagus Risotto

Asparagus Risotto - Lady Behind The Curtain

Asparagus Risotto: A creamy side dish that pairs beautifully with anything from the grill. If the word risotto leaves you a little scared…don’t be!  It’s very easy to prepare, all it takes is a little patience.  The good news is it will make you look like an expert in the kitchen.  This Asparagus Risotto is the perfect Springtime side dish. HERE is a great tip for the hostess:  Start the risotto before guests arrive.  When it’s about halfway cooked, cover and remove from the heat.  About 20 minutes before dinner continue cooking and finish by adding the asparagus and bacon.  … Continue reading

Caramelized Onion, Bacon and Asparagus Drop Biscuits

Caramelized Onion, Bacon and Asparagus Drop Biscuits - Lady Behind The Curtain

Make something NEW this year with these Caramelized Onion, Bacon and Asparagus Drop Biscuits.  These biscuits add a lot flavor to any meal.  Especially my Classic Pot Roast Dinner.  Serve these biscuits with a herb butter and you are set for a delicious moist treat. These biscuits are very versatile.  If someone in your family doesn’t like asparagus you can add spinach or chopped artichoke bottoms.  Change it up to Mexican by adding green chilies and chunks of pepper jack cheese.  Simply perfect and the best part?  NO ROLLING OUT THE DOUGH! PrintCaramelized Onion, Bacon and Asparagus Drop Biscuits Prep … Continue reading

Asparagus Bacon Quiche

Asparagus Bacon Quiche - Lady Behind The Curtain

The BEST Quiche!  That’s what I kept hearing at the Ladies Brunch.  This Asparagus Bacon Quiche is full of smoky bacon with fresh asparagus and creamy shredded cheese. Perfect for a summer dinner with a green salad on the side. Whether I’m making this quiche for dinner or breakfast  I love that I can make it ahead and have it waiting for me in the refrigerator and ready for the oven.  This Asparagus Bacon Quiche is also great for entertaining out of town guests. Serve with my Fruit and Cheese Puffs or my Asparagus Pockets. Create your own Recipe Box … Continue reading

Asparagus Pockets

Lady Behind The Curtain - Asparagus Pockets

A buttery flaky crust with a creamy filling.  The perfect appetizer for Mother’s day, bridal shower, baby shower or brunch. Asparagus Pocket Recipe (makes 8 appetizers) Ingredients 1 – 8 ounce tube of Pillsbury crescent rolls 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon milk 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon roasted red peppers, chopped 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon seasoned bread crumbs Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Line a cookie sheet … Continue reading