Asparagus

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Description
The fleshy green spears of asparagus are both succulent and tender and have been considered a delicacy since ancient times. Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables in existence. It leads nearly all produce items in the wide array of nutrients it supplies in significant amounts for a healthy diet.Asparagus has no fat, contains no cholestrol and is low in sodium. Asparagus stalks should be rounded, and neither too fat or twisted.Select Asparagus whose stems are firm & uniformly colored & the cut ends of the shoot should be white. Store them upright in water or dry them & freeze them in plastic bags to last longer.Once trimmed and cooked, asparagus loses about half its total weight. Use asparagus within a day or two after purchasing for best flavor and texture. bread crumbs, butter, cheese sauce, chervil, crab, cream, eggs, garlic, hollandaise sauce, horseradish, lemon, mayonnaise, morels, mushrooms, mustard, nutmeg, olive oil, onion, orange, Parmesan cheese, parsley, pepper, rosemary, shallots, soy, vinaigrette

How To Select
Asparagus stalks should be rounded, and neither too fat or twisted.Select Asparagus whose stems are firm & uniformly colored & the cut ends of the shoot should be white.

How To Store
Store them upright in water or dry them & freeze them in plastic bags to last longer.Once trimmed and cooked, asparagus loses about half its total weight. Use asparagus within a day or two after purchasing for best flavor and texture.

Matches Well With
bread crumbs, butter, cheese sauce, chervil, crab, cream, eggs, garlic, hollandaise sauce, horseradish, lemon, mayonnaise, morels, mushrooms, mustard, nutmeg, olive oil, onion, orange, Parmesan cheese, parsley, pepper, rosemary, shallots, soy, vinaigrette