Whether you’re buying them Jersey Fresh from a favorite market or from a local farm stand, asparagus are the perfect vegetable to usher in the summer months — steamed, grilled, or prepared according to one of the mouthwatering recipes available online, such as thesefrom Bon Appétit.
According to the Jersey Fresh, choose odorless asparagus stalks with dry, tight tips; avoid limp or wilted stalks. Asparagus can be refrigerated for up to four days by wrapping ends of stalks in wet paper towel and placing them in a plastic bag. The growing season is expected to last from April 20 through June 15.
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