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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COOKING VIDEO: Asparagus Feta Recipe

  We love asparagus, and eat it almost daily during the season (April, May and June). Simply steamed fresh asparagus is so delicious, we find it needs no embellishment—no salt, no butter, no lemon juice or other seasoning. It requires just a quick visit to the vegetable steamer (or microwave) and is ready to eat.…
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