Secret recipe for a happy marriage

OK, so it’s a recipe for asparagus.  But it helped make dinner easier at our house, and hey – what makes for happier marriages than less time over the stove?  Serve up this side dish, bring out the good china and a few candles and poof! Wednesday night chicken becomes a romantic dinner for two.

Happy Marriage Asparagus


1 bunch asparagus, olive oil, salt, pepper.

Preheat oven to 375.

Wash asparagus and pat dry with a paper towel.

Line a rimmed baking sheet with tin foil, spread asparagus out in a single layer.

drizzle olive oil (1-2 tsp) over asparagus.  Gently shake baking sheet to coat asparagus.

Sprinkle asparagus with salt & pepper to taste.

bake at 375 for 9-11 minutes, until asparagus is bright green and tender but not crispy at ends.