Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
How to Blanch Asparagus
Use more salt than you'd think.
Crispy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Ridiculously easy yet super impressive (and naturally, delicious), these crispy prosciutto-wrapped asparagus spears are perfect appetizers or cocktail party food. Read more.
A Quick Trick for Raw Asparagus
Tired of steaming and roasting asparagus? In this CHOW Tip, Amy Wisniewski, food editor at CHOW.com, shares a great, easy way to quickly prepare raw asparagus to liven up your salads.
How to Choose and Store Asparagus
With spring comes asparagus, but choosing the best bunch at the store can be a bit daunting. Jenny Stewart of CHOW.com shows you how to select prime stalks and keep them fresher longer.
This Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes recipe is a quick and easy side dish for a warm spring or summer night. Topped with creamy goat cheese, this hearty veggie dish is the freshest way to brighten up your next meal.