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A&M are joined by The Amateur Gourmet himself, Adam Roberts, as they make clintonhillbilly's Thai-Inspired Asparagus Salad with Fried Meyer Lemon. Together, A&M&A discuss asparagus-trimming policy -- to snap or not to snap? -- and teach each other cool tricks for frying and blanching that help cooks get away from exacting instructions for temperatures and times.
At one point, the phrase "Amanda Hesser gone wild" is actually uttered, and things get a little PG-13 -- it's safe to say you'll never think about blanching asparagus the same way again.
You can see more of the delightful Adam Roberts at www.amateurgourmet.com, on Twitter @amateurgourmet and in his book The Amateur Gourmet.
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