TIP OF THE DAY: Asparagus Season Tips, Tricks & Recipes

Our favorite harbinger of spring has landed in the market. There are numerous spring fruits and vegetables that are eagerly awaited by food enthusiasts; but our favorite is asparagus. Fresh-harvested domestic asparagus is as flavorful and affordable as it gets. Bonus: asparagus has just three calories per medium spear, and contains no fat or cholesterol.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spring Asparagus

Top: Freshly cut asparagus from Baldor Food. Bottom: Three colors of asparagus from Australian Asparagus Growers.   Asparagus is our favorite harbinger of spring, along with big artichokes, fava beans, green garlic, morels, nettles, ramps and spring peas (a.k.a. English or garden peas). Once upon a time—in your mother’s, grandmother’s or great-gran’s generation, depending on…
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