The Boy Who Loves Asparagus
We’re feeling better here today–thank goodness. The boys are playing. I’m cooking (then again, I didn’t stop–we still had to eat!) and writing, writing, writing. In other news: asparagus. I’ve known that my 2 year old, Carson, was nuts for asparagus for a long time. One day, about 8 months ago, the child who hates most all green vegetables, pulled up his kitchen stool and leaned over to look at what I was making on the stove: sauteed asparagus. “I eat one?” he asked in toddler speak. You can imagine the look of glee on my face. Let’s break this down: My 2 year old just asked me for a green veggie. I watched as he ate a small plateful of asparagus. Then he asked me for more.
The asparagus love continues today. Whenever I make them, which I did recently–Parmesan-roasted asparagus–Carson’s eyes light up. Here he is, eating one raw: