You are here: Home » Spring » Oh Snap. Asparagus Recipes! Oh Snap. Asparagus Recipes! In Season,Ingredient,Spring http://relish.com/articles/oh-snap-asparagus-recipes/ by Emily ArnoMarch 10, 2012 Six show stopping asparagus recipes and the reason why we like being snappy with our spears. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/17641_pickled_aspar_a.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Ready for asparagus with attitude? These long-stemmed beauties aren’t afraid to get a little sassy on the plate, especially after channeling their inner Elle Woods from "Legally Blonde" to capture diners’ attentions. After all—no veggie can bend and snap better. We prefer old-fashioned snapping to stalk snipping when preparing asparagus because the spear will naturally break in its proper place. Bending and snapping not only conserves more of the good and tasty green but also provides a fun kitchen activity for kids. Here are some of our favorite asparagus recipes that unabashedly flaunt what their earth mamas gave them. —Emily Arno Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Asparagus and Parmesan Tart With the help of puff pastry, this asparagus tart can be made in a flash. Risotto with Prosciutto and Asparagus Risotto is usually a first course; adding ham and vegetables makes it one-dish meal. Lemon-Roasted Asparagus Bright flavors and lovely color in an elegant side dish. Simple Asparagus Saute Finger food for parties, or side dish for dinner. Stir-Fried Pork with Asparagus Boneless pork chops and a few Chinese pantry staples make this dinner a snap.