Cream, chicken broth, and sherry combine to coat sauteed asparagus in a rich, flavorful sauce that's begging to be soaked up with garlic toast.
Garlic Bread Croutons:
Preheat broiler. Mix together 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened, and 1 large clove garlic, minced. Spread butter mixture over cut side of half of a horizontally sliced 1-lb. loaf ciabatta bread. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until toasted. Sprinkle with 1/8 tsp. each kosher salt and smoked paprika. Transfer to a cutting board and cut into 6 to 8 pieces.