From side dishes to salads, green spears herald a return to warm-weather dinners.
Fresh asparagus recipes and lessons from first-time asparagus farmers.
I grow purple asparagus, so I’m always looking for new ways to prepare it. Recently, my husband and I discovered how wonderful any color of asparagus tastes when it’s grilled. SUE GRONHOLZ BEAVER DAM, WISCONSIN
TAKES: 15 min. MAKES: 8 servings
2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
¼ cup honey
2-4 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon
On a large plate, toss asparagus with oil, salt and pepper. Grill, covered, over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally and basting frequently with honey during the last 3 minutes. Sprinkle with tarragon.