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When 75% of the crop is skinnier than a pencil, quit picking.
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Find out what plant combinations mutually benefit each other for a successful garden.
Find out which plants mutually benefit each other for a successful garden.
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Help your asparagus last longer and maintain freshness from harvest to dinner table.
Use these pointers for handling, purchasing and cooking fresh asparagus: The quality of asparagus is influenced by how it is handled and the temperatures it’s exposed to after it’s...
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Do you have an abundance of fresh asparagus right now? These asparagus-themed recipes will help you put it to good use!
Do you have an abundance of fresh asparagus right now? These recipes will help you put it to good use!
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Add a spoonful of sour cream, bread crumbs, chopped cucumber and dill sprigs when serving this creamy soup of salmon flakes and asparagus pieces.
Prep: 25 minutes Cook: 12 minutes to 13 minutes Roast: 4 minutes to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness at 450° F Ingredients: 12 ounces fresh or frozen skinless salmon fillet Nonstick cooking...
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Substitute the usual pizza toppings for fresh morel mushrooms and asparagus. The ingredients below make two pizzas.
Prep: 30 minutes Rise: 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes Bake: 12 minutes at 475° F Ingredients: 1 package active dry yeast 1 1/4 cups warm water (105°F to 115°F) 2 to 2 1/4  cups...
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Add flavor to your asparagus with this simple sauce recipe of chicken broth and dill mustard. Top it off with your favorite kind of cheese for a tasty starter or side dish.
Prep: 10 minutes Bake: 15 minutes at 425° F Ingredients: 4 pounds asparagus spears 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup dill mustard 1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan or Asiago...
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Add flavor to your asparagus with this simple sauce recipe of chicken broth and dill mustard. Top it off with your favorite kind of cheese for a tasty starter or side dish.
Prep: 10 minutes Bake: 15 minutes at 425° F Ingredients: 4 pounds asparagus spears 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup dill mustard 1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan or Asiago...
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Create the perfect appetizer with this cheese, prosciutto and asparagus combination.
Start to Finish: 20 minutes Ingredients: 24 asparagus spears (1 to 1-1/4 pounds), trimmed to 6-inch lengths 24 thin slices provolone cheese (12 to 14 ounces) 12 very thin slices prosciutto (8...
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Mushrooms add flavor and a meaty texture to this vegetarian pasta dinner. Evaporated fat-free milk makes a rich cream sauce that's lower in fat than the traditional recipe.
Start to Finish: 25 minutes Ingredients: 8 ounces dried whole wheat fettuccine or linguine 8 ounces fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-1/2-inch-long pieces Nonstick cooking spray 3 cups...

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