All About Asparagus
Learn all about asparagus, from how to buy it to how to eat it (fingers anyone?).
How to Cook Asparagus
Asparagus is most often steamed, but it can be grilled, stir-fried, and cooked a bunch of ways with great success. Find quick and easy ways to cook asparagus here.
How to Trim Asparagus
Snapping is a quick and easy way to get asparagus ready to cook.
How to Peel Asparagus Spears
See how to make much more of the asparagus edible with easy peeling.
Favorite Asparagus Recipes
A baker's dozen asparagus recipes (as rated by readers).
Asparagus: Vegetable of Kings
Asparagus - with its high space and time needs - used to be much more of a luxury vegetable than it is today.
Asparagus and Gruyere Omelet
Omlets make nutritious breakfasts and quick, casual dinners. This one is an excellent way to highlight the taste of fresh asparagus.
Asparagus and Morels
Asparagus and morels - two harbingers of spring eating - are delicious simply sauteed together in a bit of butter in this easy recipe.
Asparagus Butter Lettuce Salad With Pistachios and Mozzarella
Asparagus and butter lettuce are tossed with a lemony vinaigrette and topped with mozzarella and pistachios in this very green, springy salad.
Asparagus Gratin With Parmesan Cheese and Lemon
Quickly bake this asparagus gratin with a topping of parmesan cheese (and a squirt of lemon) for an easy, fun way to serve spring's favorite vegetable.
Asparagus Pasta With Ricotta and Parmesan
This Asparagus Pasta can be made with rotini, penne, or large pieces of lasagna noodles layered in the ricotta and Parmesan cheese. It's a fresh, delicious spring pasta dinner.
Asparagus Pork Brown Rice Bowl
Asparagus Pork Brown Rice Bowl is an easy, super nutritious, and mega delicious dinner to pull together.
Simple Asparagus Salad
Easy way to use asparagus stems (or whole spears, of course!).
Asparagus Soup With Chickpeas and Gremolata
Fresh spring asparagus soup is silky smooth, thickened with chickpeas, and flavored with garlicky gremolata.
Asparagus Stir-Fry With Garlic and Salted Black Beans
Thin slices of asparagus with browned garlic and Chinese fermented or salted black beans make a quick and easy dish.
Asparagus With Poached Egg
An easy poached egg on steamed asparagus.
Asparagus With Vinaigrette and Egg
Give asparagus the royal treatment in this classic French presentation.
Farro Spring Salad
Farro - whole wheat kernels - is cooked and tossed with a light lemony dressing and plenty of spring vegetables (asparagus, peas, fava beans, and scallions) along with fresh herbs in this hearty and healthful spring salad.
Grilled asparagus is a quick and easy way to enjoy spring's favorite vegetable.
Pan Roasted Asparagus
Get the delicious browned bits of roasted or grilled asparagus without heating up the oven or grill with pan-roasted asparagus.
Easy, spring pickles.
Roasting asparagus may be the absolute easiest way to cook it. Just turn on the oven, put the asparagus in a pan, and 15 minutes later you have tender, grassy asparagus ready to eat.
Spring Vegetable Risotto
Spring Vegetable Risotto is a cozy way to welcome in the tender vegetables of spring.
Warm Asparagus Cabbage Salad
Charred cabbage and tender asparagus are topped with a bit of chopped hard cooked egg in the Warm Asparagus Cabbage Salad.
Warm Asparagus Salad With Ramps
A lovely spring salad with fresh asparagus and wild ramps.