Monday, August 25, 2014

Teeny Tiny Wishes

Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood 128748 $36.95, Clear 127802 $26.95
This is one of my all time favorite sets...small enough to fit in many a tight spot....covers just about all occasions!!!!
Unfortunately I missed this month's Stamp Day, Steven and I had another engagement we had to attend, here are some of the projects we worked on in July when we worked on Christmas!!!!  Love the embossing folders!!!
Asparagus Gratin
2 lbs thin asparagus
2 C. water
salt and pepper
2 TBL. butter
2 TBL. flour
3/4 C. Parmesan Cheese, grated
1/2 C. Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded
Adjust oven rack to upper middle position and heat broiler.  Line broiler safe baking dish with paper towels.  Snap woody ends off the asparagus, set stalks and ends aside.  Bring water to a boil in a large skillet over medium high heat.  Add asparagus ends and 1/4 tsp. salt and cook covered for 5 min.  Using slotted spoon remove asparagus ends and discard.  Add asparagus stalks to skillet, cover and cook for 2-4 min.  transfer to broiler pan, pour asparagus water into a measuring cup, add water to 1 C. mark.  Melt butter in skillet, add flour, and cook till golden brown, about 1 min.  Whisk in reserved asparagus water and bromg o a boil.  Reduce heat to med.low and simmer 3-5 min.  Take off heat, whisk in 1/2 C. Parmesan and Monteray Jack until smooth.  Season with salt & pepper.  Cover and let stand 5 Min.  Remover paper towels from broiler dish, drizzle sauce over asparagus and top with remaining Parmesan.  Broil 4-8 min.  Serve.  Yummy  Enjoy and Bon Apetite!!!!  

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