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Asparagus steamed, or grilled & wrapped?

Series: Recipe Column | Story 64

Last updated 5/10/2018 at 4:56pm

Asparagus season has begun. Though we can buy asparagus in the supermarket most of the year, fresh locally grown is a cut above in flavor and texture. Keeping the fresh flavor and texture is all in the preparation and cooking process; and desired texture is a matter of personal taste.

Most folks prefer a tender crisp texture, but achieving those results requires attention to detail. I was recently asked about a method of cooking asparagus upright in a canning jar. The history of culinary preparation of asparagus for eating goes back over 2000 years, and most references call for cooking/stea...

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