The age of asparagus
May 6, 2021
It took me a long time to decide I liked asparagus.
Of course, it wasn't as common in the grocery stores when I was growing up in western Nebraska as it is now, but it did grow wild along the North Platte River. I kind of remember Mom and Dad going out to gather some, but honestly, I don't remember what Mom did with it.
Now I can't wait for asparagus season. I bought my first bunch just a couple of weeks ago. It's become a staple on my Easter dinner menu.
But how much do you know about asparagus? Check out these tips:
Choose it: Look for tight heads (if they're shedding, skip them). Check t...