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Asparagus

Why agave stalks look a bit like asparagus spears

Why agave stalks look a bit like asparagus spears

They are often called century plants, but they don’t live for 100 years — not even close.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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Moving asparagus to the center of your plate

Moving asparagus to the center of your plate

Asparagus has been a delicious symbol of spring since at least as far back as the Greeks, who called it asparagos — literally, “to spring up.” But however it is spelled, it makes me happy.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hearty yet fresh soup fit for cool spring nights

Hearty yet fresh soup fit for cool spring nights

The warm days and cool nights of spring can make for challenging dinners. During the days, we want to be outside enjoying the sun, but the evenings call for something warm and comforting. Trouble is, warm and comforting dinners require time at the stove.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hearty potato gnocchi complements spring veggies, light proteins

Hearty potato gnocchi complements spring veggies, light proteins

Blending hearty winter pasta, potato gnocchi, with a light vegetable, asparagus, and a not-too-heavy protein, shrimp, reflect spring's in-between feel.

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Hearty potato gnocchi complements spring veggies, light proteins

Hearty potato gnocchi complements spring veggies, light proteins

The unpredictable nature of spring - balmy one moment, cooler the next - makes us hanker for dishes that reflect the season's maybe-maybe not feel.

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Broccoli, asparagus get crusty treatment

Broccoli, asparagus get crusty treatment

Almond-crusted, bake-fried asparagus is a remarkably easy way to entice veggie phobes in the family.

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Broccoli, asparagus get crusty treatment

Broccoli, asparagus get crusty treatment

What I wanted? A simple recipe - any recipe, any trick, any technique - that would entice my 8-year-old son to embrace broccoli.

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Enjoy fresh, flavorful asparagus while it's in season

Enjoy fresh, flavorful asparagus while it's in season

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Enjoy fresh, flavorful asparagus while it's in season

Enjoy fresh, flavorful asparagus while it's in season

It's easy to forget about asparagus' seasonality because it's available year-round. But in-season asparagus has a freshness unlike that available in November. There is nothing better than seeing these beautiful vegetables at the local market.

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