Asparagus arrives in local markets without much fanfare here in the United States, but in Germany the arrival is known as Spargelzeit (asparagus time) and villages across the country host Spargelfests (asparagus festivals) to celebrate, writes Kelly Brant in Wednesday’s Food section.
(1 month and 15 days ago)
It’s asparagus season and thanks to my husband Barry, this wonderful vegetable grows right in our backyard. I’m sure I’ve never had any quite as delicious as when he cooks it fresh from the garden. The secret to asparagus is to not overcook it, because if you do it will ...
(3 days ago)
At Larsen Farms north of Pasco, more than 100 workers already are cutting asparagus spears. Owner Gary Larsen said his 350 acres of asparagus are being cut every other day right now because of the cooler weather. Like Larsen, almost all asparagus farm...
(1 month and 13 days ago)
For some, the focal point of Jason Wu's spring campaign, shot at La Grenouille, wasn't Stephanie Seymour's bodacious bod, but the plate of asparagus on the table in front of her. Why asparagus? Shouldn't the sauce be poured atop the vegetable? Did she eat it afterward? Seymour answered that last ... More »
(3 months and 13 days ago)
Of all the contentious moments during Eric Holder's time before a congressional committee Wednesday, the one that stuck out to Stephen Colbert was when Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) exclaimed, seemingly out of nowhere, that the attorney general was trying to "cast aspersions on my asparagus."
(8 days ago)
WEST BROOKFIELD - From ice cream to wine, and soup to pizza, West Brookfield's picturesque - and people-packed - Town Common earned an A for Asparagus Saturday at the Asparagus & Flower Heritage Festival.
(6 days ago)
For years and years I've wondered why us Brits don't grow white asparagus – if they can grow it in Europe why the heck can't we? Well, last week my question was answered when a few bunches of white asparagus with a Wye Valley wrapper from the Chinn family in Herefordshire showed up.
(15 days ago)
Matt Stonie, a competitive eater from San Jose, devoured 9.5 pounds of deep fried asparagus Saturday to dethrone Joey Chestnut at the Deep Fried Asparagus Eating Competition.
(28 days ago)
Fresh asparagus is delicious, and easy to grow in your home garden. Here are tips on growing asparagus from seed, either by direct sowing in your garden or by starting the seeds indoors.Direct seeding outdoorsThe best time to plant...
(19 days ago)
The first time I ate raw asparagus was during the '80s at an Italian restaurant in New York.
(1 month and 21 days ago)
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