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Month: March 2013

Asparagus Au Gratin

From “Spring Entertaining 2013,” Cooks Illustrated Ingredients2 lbs thin asparagus2 1/2 cups of watersalt & pepper2 tbsp. unsalted butter2 tbsp. all-purpose flour2 oz (1/2 cup) sharp Canadian cheddar cheese shredded (the original calls for Monterrey Jack)1 1/2 oz (3/4 cup) grated Parmesan cheese PreparationSet oven rack 8 inches from broiler…

Wor Su Gai

It seems that I share a love of a distinctly Mid Western dish served in Asian restaurants up North called Wor Su Gai. Some folks call it almond boneless chicken. It was one Christmas, many years ago, between family gatherings that I really acquired a taste for it. Eddie and…