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Old 01-01-2008, 09:17 PM   #1
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Default Wine Garlic Asparagus

My MIL, FIL, BIL and soon to be SIL came over for New Years dinner today.

I knew that SIL was a vegetarian so I tried a new recipe I found online. It was VERY nice!! The only problem was that I used frozen Asparagus instead of fresh (I won't make that accident again).

1 lb asparagus
1 tbsp olive oil (or butter)
1 tbsp minced garlic
1/4 cup red wine
1/4 cup rasins (yes raisins)

In a skillet, heat oil - stir in garlic until fragrant. Add asparagus, toss with oil and garlic and cover. Let cook on medium heat until tender crisp (4 - 5 minutes).

Add wine and rasins... stir then simmer until red wine evaporates.

So good! Who knew rasins and garlic would taste so good together?

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Old 01-03-2008, 03:41 PM   #2
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That sounds like a quick and easy recipe that I can make.
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Old 01-03-2008, 06:03 PM   #3
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sounds good except the rasins LOL i hate rasins. Asparagus is one of the easiest things to make. I usually just drizzle a little olive oil, sea salt and pepper and cook in over for 5-10 min until done. I love asparagus...could eat it every day

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Old 09-02-2008, 12:19 PM   #4
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Sounds delicious! Thanks for this!
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Old 04-09-2010, 08:15 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Suzy2001 View Post
Sounds delicious! Thanks for this!
Definitely something to try! Never actually cooked asparagus but I do enjoy it a lot.
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