12 Recipes for the Asparagus Lover in All of Us

March 20, 2018

For some people, it’s Christmas. For others, it’s the languid days of summer. Still others prefer the crisp promise of fall’s fresh start. Not me. For me, it’s all about asparagus season. I await the early wisps of spring with intensity, eager to get my hands on those sweet, vegetal stalks. The window for the best of the bunch is short (March through June with a peak in April), so get in early and stay late. If it's still a bit too chilly for asparagus in your neck of the woods, then go ahead and bookmark these recipes and whip them out when the time is right—you won't regret it.

Tossed with Greens

Straight and Simple

Warm and Filling

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Valerio is a freelance food writer, editor, researcher and cook. He grew up in his parent's Italian restaurants covered in pizza flour and drinking a Shirley Temple a day. Since, he's worked as a cheesemonger in New York City and a paella instructor in Barcelona. He now lives in Berlin, Germany where he's most likely to be found eating shawarma.

1 Comment

BerryBaby March 20, 2018
Love asparagus! Blanch it, shock it, bag it! Eat it right from the bag or squeeze of lemon on a salad! They are stars on their own!