Martha Does it Again

Martha Stewart is often the butt of jokes to people who just don't understand her.

They see her as a Stepford Wife . . .

. . . or a money-hungry powerhouse.

Personally I could care less. She has a nice aesthetic and a wonderful taste. More than once she has done me well with a new recipe: like these asparagus with breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese. Now that spring has come and asparagus doesn't cost $6/lb (I won't pay more than $3/lb) I buy it as often as possible.

So I bought a pound and wasn't sure what to do with it. So I Googled"Martha Stewart Asparagus" and found this delicious recipe. Here is her original and below is how I altered it (slightly).

I couldn't find the picture I took of the asparagus I cooked
so I borrowed this one from here.
Asparagus with Breadcrumbs and Parmesan

1 lb asparagus
2 cups panko bread crumbs
1-2 cups grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste

1. Snap ends of asparagus.
2. Mix bread crumbs, parmesan and salt/pepper
3. Lay asparagus down on baking sheet, sprinkle with breadcrumb mixture
4. Put into preheated over (450*) for 10-20 minutes (depending on the thickness of asparagus) - asparagus should be fork tender and the breadcrumb mixture should be golden brown.

Serve hot.


  1. Yum that looks delicious! I may definitely have to give that recipe a try.

    I adore Martha. She has amazing taste and tasty recipes! As far as I'm concerned she made a mistake and she paid for it. I think its about time people let it go.

    Happy Wednesday!

  2. yum! i love these simple additions to asparagus!
    martha is the best- i adore her recipes and style.
    lots of things in our kitchen..including some of my favorite dishes, are martha stewart brand!
    that snoop dogg picture is hilarious though. LOVE the blog! thanks for visiting mine!
    i will definitely follow on bloglovin'!


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