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My Favorite Asparagus Recipe

Last time I posted about favorite spring foods and my personal favorite, asparagus. I mentioned one of my favorite recipes, which includes asparagus, chickpeas, maple syrup, and salmon. Since there were some requests for the recipe, here it is—it’s from this humble little cookbook I got years ago and still cook from quite often, called Simply Shrimp, Salmon, and (Fish) Steaks by Leslie Glover Pendleton. The recipes are really easy and straightforward but give you great ideas for delicious new ways to serve seafood.

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Day 17: Salmon with Potato Salad

Today’s recipe was prepared by Real Simple’s managing editor, Kristin van Ogtrop, who in addtion to editing the magazine, and writing her Adventures in Chaos blog, also came out with a book earlier this year: Just Let Me Lie Down.


I had my doubts  about serving the Salmon with Potato Salad recipe when my 12-year-old—and co-chef—asked me four times what was for dinner.  Every time I would answer “salmon,” to which he would reply “Oh.” And then half an hour later he would ask me again. 



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