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It’s A Cheezy Celebration Part II


hand picked wildflowers

Well the cheezy part of the celebration is over but it was a very special day and because my daughter’s birthday is in April I can always manage to go into our yard and picks some flowers and weeds if that’s what it takes to put together a “frugal” bouquet for the big celebration!  I am so grateful because my daughter has such a sentimental heart and always so appreciates our lil’ gestures….we are truly blessed as parents!

So to finish off our celebratory meal we had Part 2 of the Menu which was:

 

Part 2 of Menu:  It’s A Cheezy Celebration

Roasted Asparagus

Salad Greens

and 

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

The Salad greens are just that greens I picked from our garden. The best tasting salad ever!  I love just taking fresh greens right out of the garden and drizzling a little balsamic vinegar on top!  Tastes so good and so healthy for you too!

salad greens from gardenWe also enjoyed some delicious roasted Asparagus which is so simple to make if you have never made it and you are definitely going to want to try it if you love asparagus!

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Roasted Asparagus

 

Ingredients

A Bunch of Asparagus

1 TBS. olive oil

1/8 tsp. salt

1 tsp. of sugar  or 1 tsp. of honey

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees

Directions

  • Take a standard bunch of asparagus and wash all of the asparagus pieces
  • Snap each piece wear it naturally breaks toward the end of the trunk part
  • Once they are all done take a cookie sheet and rub them all over good with the olive oil and fan them out on the cookie sheet
  • Then sprinkle the salt evenly over all of them
  • Then sprinkle the sugar or drizzle the honey evenly over all of them
  • Roast (stirring occasionally) until they start to look a little crispy like in the photo above

Enjoy!

Last for dessert we had chocolate dipped strawberries but all we did was simply take strawberries we had picked at a local farm and cleaned them and hulled them and we bought some of the chocolate that you just melt and dip the strawberries in they were easy and delicious!

chocolate covered strawberriesAs you can see they are not perfect looking I don’t strive for perfection I strive for delicious tasting!  And they were that ;)

So glad you could share our Cheezy Celebration with us…….I of course mean Cheezy in a good way of course their was nothing cheezy at all in Part 2 of our birthday menu.

Let me know if you decide to try any of the recipes I always love hearing from all of you and thanks so much for stopping by our Lil’ Suburban Homestead!

Fondly,

 

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  1. Tootsie

    hello there! I have just now found your wonderful site and am so glad I did! I hope you will consider joining in on my garden party that I host each week and share your gardens with us! I host a Friday flaunting party on Tootsie Time. I do hope to see you sometime! I will be back regardless to see what you have to share on here..I have very much enjoyed my visit today!

    Until Next Time… Happy Gardening!

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  2. oceannah

    Hey Karen great post! Those asparagus look DEE-lish. I’m liking your new set up here :) but I’ll admit it took me a bit to get around…such a creature of habit!
    *anna

    1. oceannah

      ps…I thought you’d want to know that there’s a typo on the section of the old heart pine chest…the t in heart is missing xo

      1. KarenLynn

        Thanks Anna I am fixing it right now…:)

    2. KarenLynn

      Anna I know I am trying to put a lot of my favorite sites in my blog roll which you are definitely in because I was so used to using Word Press.com I also have set up a Google Reader account which I have you listed in also! Oh my the asparagus was amazing! :) Thanks for coming over here!

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