Asparagus Season! A Gallery of 20 Ideas, Tips, & Recipes

Asparagus season is upon us! From how to pick the very best bunches to turning roasted spears into a risotto, we've rounded up every last scrap of asparagus knowledge we have for your culinary pleasure.

Asparagus Basics:

How to Buy, Clean, and Eat Asparagus
How to Trim Asparagus
Prepping Asparagus: To Snap or Not to Snap?
How to Slice Asparagus in the Food Processor
How to Blanch Asparagus
The Pleasures of Grilled Asparagus
In Praise of Fat Asparagus

A Gallery of Asparagus Recipes from The Kitchn

Top Row:
Spring Lemon Risotto with Asparagus and Fiddlehead Ferns
Truffled Asparagus with Parmesan and Eggs
Asparagus with Poached Egg, Tarragon, and Chives
Caesar-Roasted Asparagus
Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Orange Pizza

Middle Row:
Asparagus Spread with Prosciutto on Buttered Toast
Asparagus and White Bean Salad over Arugula
Asparagus and Pecorino
Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Poached Egg and Miso Butter
Pork Stir-fry with Asparagus and Sugar Snap Peas

Bottom Row:
Absorption Pasta with Asparagus, Pancetta, and Lemon Zest
Asparagus Spears Wrapped in Prosciutto and Phyllo
Goat Cheese and Chive Gnocchi with Asparagus
Zucchini and Asparagus Strata
Meyer Lemon Grain Salad with Asparagus, Almonds, and Goat Cheese

Any asparagus recipes in your near future?

Related: Spring Risottos: 5 Recipes to Make Right Now!

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