The following recipe was
transcribed ver batim from
The Home Comfort Range Cook Book
|Asparagus, besides boiling, may be cooked in the oven. Boil s bunch of
fine asparagus for twelve minutes. Lay it in a baking dish. Moisten it with half
a cup of the water in which it was boiled. Grate Parmesan cheese over it, season
it well with salt and pepper, sprinkle a tablespoonful of fresh bread crumbs
over the top with a tablespoonful of butter cut in bits, and bake in a
moderately hot oven for fifteen minutes. Cold boiled asparagus is very nice
served as a salad with French dressing or with the following sauce: Pound the
yolk of a hard-boiled egg to a paste, add two teaspoonfuls of good vinegar, a
saltspoonful of salt and half the amount of pepper. Add an onion minced fine.
Toss all together thoroughly and pour it over the cold asparagus.
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