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April Produce Parable

By |2020-04-29T13:34:06-05:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Iowa Asparagus By Adam Calder, Wheatsfield Produce Manager Spring showers have done their job, and the tips of delicious asparagus from Iowa Asparagus LLC in Ankeny have burst forth from the rain-dampened soil. Wheatsfield Cooperative has been doing business with Iowa Asparagus LLC for many years, and each year their asparagus is better than [...]

Creamy Asparagus Soup

By |2018-04-13T15:55:41-05:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Recipe by Becky Ringsby of Savor Specialty Chef Services. Ingredients 2 Tbsp. butter or olive oil 1 large leek, chopped 2 large garlic cloves, minced 2 lbs. asparagus spears (after trimming - about 3 bunches), trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup dry white wine 4 cups chicken or [...]

Beer-Battered Asparagus with Garlic Aoili

By |2017-05-31T13:16:26-05:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recipes provided by Becky Ringsby, Savor Specialty Chef Services. Beer-Batter 1 ½ c all-purpose flour ½ c cornstarch 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 (12-oz) bottle of beer Oil for frying Vegetables or fish of choice, cut to desired size In a deep pot, pour a 1 1/2- inch layer of oil. [...]

Asparagus Pizza

By |2017-05-31T13:01:04-05:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Becky Ringsby of Savor Specialty Chef Services recently led a Wheatsfield Cooperative cooking class on one of everyone’s favorite signs of spring – Asparagus! Since she want to keep this veggie on the dinner table for as many nights as she can, Becky has devised a repertoire of recipes which highlight the crisp, bright green [...]

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