HOLLANDAISE WITH HAM
pounds fresh asparagus (green or white)
1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup baked ham, cut into small strips
Peel and trim the asparagus. Boil 4 quarts of water in
a pot. Cook asparagus in boiling water for 5 to 7 minutes, until just tender.
Gently remove asparagus from boiling water and refresh in cold water for a
minute. Drain on paper towels, and arrange on a serving platter.
cream until it holds soft peaks and fold it into the hollandaise. Fold the ham
into the sauce with chopped parsley.
Serve the sauce with the warm