A quick and simple recipe, Perfectly Pickled Asparagus are so versatile, they’re a must to keep in your refrigerator!
DO YOU WANT TO BE ONE OF “THOSE GALS”?
You know the ones. They always seem to have some homemade goodies tucked away in their immaculate refrigerators to serve at a moment’s notice. If so, then this is a great recipe to start with.
You’ll be ready to throw something fabulous together to serve when guests are coming for cocktails before a show. Or maybe you’ll use them on individual antipasto plates as an appetizer the next time you serve lasagna.
If you’ve got these little jewels tucked away, here’s a few more ways you can use Perfect Pickled Asparagus:
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H.H. and I enjoy these easy refrigerator pickled asparagus as a before-dinner snack with some brie and crackers.
But, I especially love to use them as a garnish in my Big Batch Bloody Mary’s that I serve by the pitcher.
It’s a real crowd pleaser, no matter the guest list.
If you’re a hostess that likes to have a fabulous time at your own parties, then you probably need this recipe!
You can check it out by clicking this link: Big Batch Bloody Mary Mix Recipe and Cocktail Garnishes For Entertaining A Crowd
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The two part series is chock full of fabulous cocktail recipes, garnish recipes and ideas.
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I find this recipe for Perfectly Pickled Asparagus is something I can toss together while I’m making dinner, even on a weeknight.
That’s especially helpful when the winter holidays come around and we can go through several batches in 6-8 weeks time. I always have a few jars waiting to be used as a cocktail garnish or appetizer when serving drinks during November and December.
If you’ve spent any time perusing Ingredients For A Fabulous Life, you know I don’t like to throw anything away.
I have a special section under the Foodietown main menu tab called “Leftover Magic” dedicated to using up the unused ingredients from my recipes. IFAFL email subscribers won’t be wasting much with me visiting them in their inbox twice a week!
So, when you trim your asparagus to the perfect size for your jars, keep the stems gals! ‘Cause I’ve got a delicious asparagus soup recipe that will use them up and make you feel all “frugal-like”.
This is my favorite recipe for Asparagus Soup, from Diana Johnson at Eating Richly.
I’ve made this soup a number of times and always love the fact that we’ve eaten every bit of my favorite vegetable. Click this link for the recipe for Asparagus Soup: WHAT TO DO WITH ASPARAGUS ENDS.
I hope I’ve shown you how Perfectly Pickled Asparagus is fabulous for charcuterie, antipasto and as a cocktail garnish any time of the year. Even the hubby, who will only eat asparagus if it’s roasted, and that’s a recent change, loves these sassy nibbles.
So I’ve created some fabulous Pickled Asparagus Hang Tags so you can give them to your friends and family too!
I’ve got a huge array of recipes that are perfect for gift giving. I’ll sharing them with you from time to time throughout the year too.
Plus, it’s wonderful to spend time in a toasty kitchen that time of year. Especially if I light a fire and put on a great rom-com in the background.
Now that’s the kind of Winter afternoon I look forward to each season.
Now you’ll be able to entertain with style and give them as thoughtful holiday gifts too.
How about topping the jars off with a square of gingham check or burlap fabric before adding your Perfectly Pickled Asparagus Hang Tag?
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When I'm just making a quick batch for party cocktail drinks, I'll halve the recipe and reduce the garlic to a single large clove.