Asparagus are one of the first young shoots that emerge in the spring, and the tender spears are amazingly flavorful when just picked. But most of us don’t have an asparagus patch in the backyard. We rely on our farmers’ market or our local grocery store for the delicious veggie.
But have no fear! Here are three tips to help you select the freshest asparagus and keep them that way. Scroll on for a fun infographic and a video that show you exactly how to pamper your spears. (You’ll find scrumptious recipes too, just below the video!)