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Aspragus Season

Posted by Jessica Meyers Altman on

Something I look forward to in the springtime is the fresh asparagus popping up in our garden. I avoid asparagus when it's not in-season. This gives me something to look forward to! Asparagus is a highly perishable veggie. Its nutrient levels and taste drop very quickly after being harvested. Ideally, asparagus should be eaten right after harvest, or within 2 days of purchase. If you notice that the bottoms of the stems have browned, cut them off. Place asparagus immediately into a jar with water when you purchase it. This will help the plant stay hydrated.  Asparagus oxidizes very quickly. This...

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