Though several rules are broken here - mixing butter and olive oil, using butter and garlic together, and using butter with seafood, this is a luscious yet delicate seafood sauce that pairs perfectly with homemade egg pasta
12ouncesasparagus, tough bottoms cut off and stalks peeled
Fill a skillet large enough to hold the asparagus with water and place over high heat. When the water boils, add 1 teaspoon salt and slide in the asparagus. Cook until tender, 6 to 7 minutes minutes, depending on their thickness. When the asparagus are done, lift them out of the pan and save the water they cooked in. Cut the asparagus into 1-inch pieces.