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question for asparagus lovers: what do you do with the ends you trim off?

If you have any good recipes that you use them in, please share--mucho appreciated! (I hate throwing away things).

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Asked by merryheart at 8:50 PM on Oct. 24, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • I just compost ours.

    Answer by Rileysmom425 at 9:00 PM on Oct. 24, 2009

  • Feed them to a pet.

    Answer by QandA at 9:02 PM on Oct. 24, 2009

  • The trimmed ends are trimmed for a reason my dear. They're not meant to be eaten.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:07 PM on Oct. 24, 2009

  • They go into the compost pile.

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 10:25 PM on Oct. 24, 2009

  • we have a cockatooo... otherwise maybestuffed pastry of some sort

    Answer by mirit.rose at 12:02 AM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • I am big on cooking with a lot of vegetables and natural herbs overall. But another one of my personal favs is creating stir-fry skillet meals. How about steaming the tips and then adding them to vegetables/meat in a stir fry over rice meal.

    Answer by missinviting at 2:24 AM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • Freeze them to use in vegetable stock. Or compost.

    Answer by emslala at 5:26 AM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • don't eat them... they're woody and weird. use them in stock or throw them out! also... a great asparagus recipe:

    Answer by LeadCackle at 9:41 PM on Oct. 25, 2009

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