Early Pickings

Just to show how early Spring really is this year, we went asparagus picking this past Sunday.  Normally, asparagus opening day is close to April 15th--or even sometimes closer to the first of May--but this year it was on our (at least, close to) 90 degree April Fools' Day.  Wow!

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The Kid did not really get the concept.  He enjoyed taking the asparagus out of the basket and playing with sticks, though.  A bit counterproductive as to the former, but he was having a good time so all was well.

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While the asparagus will go into almost every meal we eat this week--frittata, pasta, etc.--for our inaugural meal, we had it my favorite way, roasted with prosciutto and a couple of the ladies' spectacular eggs perched on top.