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I have fresh aspagus(spelling) and i have a steamer...should i just steam it or use butter and stuff after or before i cook it

any advice

 
jesslovesyou08

Asked by jesslovesyou08 at 2:44 PM on Feb. 10, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • It's a personal choice. My husband won't eat it steamed. He wants it pan fried or grill. Any way you do it remember to trim the stalks esp. at the end. Sometimes I have to use a peeler to get the 'woody' part off. Steamed I ise nothing on. Grilled EVOO, panfried-butter.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 2:46 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I usually drizzle with olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder and grill until tender.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 6:11 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I have not yet made asparagus that I would consider impressive - or even tasty. Haha. My neighbor, however, used to dip it in Italian dressing and grill or broil it. Oh my gosh! It was amazing!
    BethLopez

    Answer by BethLopez at 8:24 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • salt olive oil, in oven for about 6 minutes.
    Saya

    Answer by Saya at 8:44 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • Pan fried with a little olive oil and salt. Steaming asparagus seems to leech out all the flavor.
    SelaCarsen

    Answer by SelaCarsen at 11:45 PM on Feb. 11, 2011