Asparagus Recipes for Spring

Select wild-caught salmon for this recipe because otherwise, it could be farmed salmon, which often need to be pumped with antibiotics to keep from getting sick in that packed environment, plus hormones to grow faster and make more of a profit for fish farmers. The color is more vivid pink too — not with dye, of course! A recipe for zesty salmon and asparagus kebabs. If you can't do these kebabs on an outside grill, a grill pan, a broiler, or an electric indoor grill, such as the George Foreman grill, could do the trick.

A tangy, slightly sweet marinade of lemon, soy sauce, brown sugar, and ginger adds sparkle to salmon, and asparagus balances the richness. Pack up these kebabs for a summer cookout, or grill them on the back deck for a casual but stepped-up dinner party.... Read More