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Asparagus Sesame Stalks


Harbinger of Spring

The earliest most tender stalks of asparagus are a wonderful bright, apple green with purple, tight tips. Ideally, you should eat them the day you buy them, but you could also keep them wrapped tightly in a plastic bag for 3-4 days in the frig or store them standing upright in an inch of water, covered with a plastic bag. Asparagus contains a wealth of vitamin A and some iron and Vitamins B and C. Try this quick, lower fat Chinese flavored side dish. continue reading