Since I’m challenging myself+my husband to make new recipes out of our new cookbooks throughout the year (at least one from each book per month), I decided to do mini-review posts of the recipes we make on the blog. I will not be posting the recipe (you can get it yourself in whichever book it comes from), but I’ll post a photo (if possible) of our dish made from the recipe as well as a few bullet-point notes. There’s a category on the blog for these posts called “recipe review 2013.”
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Recipe: Campanelle with Asparagus, Basil, and Balsamic Glaze from The Complete America’s Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook 2001-2013, (page 251)
- when did we make this? Monday, April 8 for supper.
- did we change anything? I halved the recipe and used Parmesan instead of Pecorino Romano (since I had Parmesan on hand and prefer it to Romano)
- what did we like? This is the perfect spring dish! I loved the sweetness of the onions and balsamic glaze paired with the green flavor of the asparagus. I’d never made campanelle pasta before, and it’s great! Such a pretty, fun shape.
- what didn’t we like? Nothing!
- will we make it again (any changes in the future)? Definitely. Whenever asparagus is in season, we’ll be keeping this in our menu rotation. It’s delicious and very quick and easy to make.