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Creative Ways to Cook Asparagus

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Creative ways to cook and use asparagus:

  • Lightly steam, cool and use in homemade sushi rolls
  • Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper and roast at 400º until browned
  • Peel into thin strips and add to your favorite herb salad
  • Blanch in boiling water, cool and add to your classic crudité platter
  • Chop into 1-inch pieces, sauté and include in an omelette or risotto
  • Make a hot brine of vinegar, salt and spices and pickle asparagus spears in a jar
  • Replace celery with an asparagus spear in your favorite Bloody Mary recipe

These tips originally appeared in our Spring 2012 issue.

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