This one of those recipes that comes to mind on the fly when you have veggies in the fridge and need something to do with them. Last night I was making a meal for my Food Star Friday segment and had the recipes all picked out. When when WHEN will I learn to read ahead? I mean I go over the recipe to check ingredients but I am soooo bad about not reading the recipe thoroughly until the night I am making it. Well it bit me in the butt this time. I was going to make deep fried asparagus but when it came time to prep everything for the meal i look down and read “Soak asparagus in buttermilk for 12 to 24 hours” oh cr@p what am I going to do now?
My answer was to hit the fridge and pull out all of the veggies I had. I lined them up on the counter and looked them over. I probably looked like a drill instructor making sure his troops were staying in line. I then walked down the line and “shopped” for the items I thought would go well together. Satisfied with my choices I put the rest of the veggies back in the fridge with a promise that I would use them soon.
Once I made my choices I just knew they would be awesome together. I just hoped Kevin would feel the same. Into the oven they went and 10 minutes later I pulled out the yummy smelling goodness that once were random ingredients. WOW I was a happy camper. Kevin came in and the first thing he said was “What smells so good?” yesssssssss I love hearing that! And I am happy to say it tasted as good as it smelled.