Sunday, May 28, 2006

Asparagus - From Washington to Avondale

Asparagus The Versatile Vegetable
Use It:
On it's own.
As an accompanying vegetable.
Cooked - Microwaved or lightly boiled.
Raw - In salads.
Preserved for winter days.
In soups, stir fry's, quiches and casseroles.
What to look for:
Choose firm straight spear with compact tip.
How to keep it fresh:
In the refrigerator - Keep the butt end moist.
When cooking:
DO NOT OVER COOKAsparagus should be bright green and firm after cooking - Never soft and limp.Asparagus is a vegetable high in nutritional value and low in calories.

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