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Recipes Featuring Asparagus

  • Asparagus Cream Soup
    1 bunch asparagus 3 cups milk 1 cup veal stock 3 Tbsp flour 3 Tbsp butter Salt Pepper
  • Asparagus Pudding
    2 bunches of asparagus 3 Tbsps prepared flour 4-5 eggs, well beaten 4 tsps butter, melted 4 ounces milk Pinch of baking soda Pepper Salt
  • Fried Asparagus
    Asparagus Crumbs Egg Cream Sauce
  • Asparagus Sauce
    1 bunch of green asparagus salt 1 ounce of fresh butter 1 small bunch of parsley 3 or 4 green onions 1 large lump of sugar 4 tablespoonfuls of white stock
  • Asparagus and Peas
    2 cups asparagus 2 cups green peas Salt Butter
  • Asparagus Salad | Asparagus
    Asparagus Butter Mustard Lemon juice Vinegar Mayonnaise Dressing
  • Fried Fillet of Veal with Asparagus
    1 1/2 pound fillet of calf 1 1/2 tablespoon butter 1 can or bunch asparagus 3 tablespoons flour Asparagus juice 1 egg yolk 3/4 cup cream 1 tablespoon butter Salt Sugar
  • Asparagus | Asparagus
    Asparagus Salt Milk 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp flour Salt Pepper
  • Asparagus in Rolls
    Asparagus Seasoning 1 cup milk butter Yolks of 5 eggs Dry Rolls
  • Scrambled Eggs with Asparagus
    Asparagus Salt Butter 4 eggs Salt Pepper 1 ounce butter

About Asparagus

  • Asparagus is a wonderfully flexible vegetable because it can be fried, steamed, pan-roasted, boiled, or grilled
  • Some people store asparagus in a vase of water to preserve the moisture and fresh flavor
  • It takes 3-4 years for the asparagus to grow and they are picked well before full maturity
  • Fresh asparagus is harvested between April and June
  • The best asparagus are bright green and firm to the touch and feel like they will crack upon bending
  • Select asparagus that have tips compact tips that are closed, pointed, and purplish in color
  • The well-respected Rotterdam study showed that people who consume vegetables high in vitamin K2 were less likely to have heart disease caused by caclification
  • Asparagus is high in vitamin K which is a bone builder and heart protector
  • Asparagus is good for maintaining a healthy brain because it contains folate and vitamin B-12
  • Asparagus is rich with glutathione which is antioxidant that fights free radical cells and thus prevents cancer
  • Gardeners of Ancient Rome were first to develop cultivation techniques for asparagus
  • The etymological origin of the word is the Greek word for "sprout" or "shoot"
  • Asparagus is native to Europe and nearby regions
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