How to Store Asparagus to Help it Last Longer
Asparagus is most widely available from February to June, with April being the peak.
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Size isn’t an indicator of quality or flavor; thick asparagus is just more mature than the thin variety. Instead, look for firm, straight, and plump stalks of asparagus vibrant in color.
Look for asparagus tips that a tight and firm with a hint of dark green and purple color to them.
There is nothing worse that taking out asparagus from the vegetable crisper to find either limp or dried out asparagus.
Right when you bring home asparagus from the grocery store or farmer’s market, trim about an inch off the ends of the asparagus.
Stand the asparagus up in a glass jar and pour about an inch or two of water at the bottom, making sure all the ends are sitting in the water.
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