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Arrange the asparagus on top, alternating tips and ends, and sprinkle with more salt and pepper.
For the record, the kids’ favorite was the tempura asparagus.
Prep your ingredients: Hard boil your eggs, peel the shells, chop the tarragon and blanch the asparagus in salted water until tender. 2.
Any left over asparagus can be thrown into an impromptu omelette made with free-range eggs and garden herbs.
Seasonal vegetables, from asparagus to broccoli and squash, can be used in soups.
Mix in peanuts and coconut and spoon over asparagus.
The recipe says to reserve the cooking water from the asparagus...but doesn't say what to do with it.
Trim the hard ends from the asparagus and get a bowl of ice water ready.
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Definition of asparagus for English Language Learners
: a plant with long green stems and tiny leaves at one end that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
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