Taste Bud Tantalizers: 10 Fresh Asparagus Recipes
The time has come to say goodbye to winter squashes, dark leafy greens, and other vestiges of the cold weather season. Spring has sprung, and with it comes a plethora of fresh produce to put you in a sunnier mood. But while spring’s bounty is indeed sizable, it seems that asparagus—that slender, slightly chewy vegetable celebrated by many adults and regarded warily by many kids—is what we’re most excited to see at the market. And why shouldn’t we be? This green giant is not only loaded with essential nutrients and antioxidants, but it’s also remarkably adaptive to different cooking methods and cuisines. If you thought roasting asparagus was the only way to enjoy it, prepare to be amazed at how these inventive, mouthwatering recipes take the tasty vegetable to new heights.