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Know Your Produce
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Asparagus
Select — Spears with a vibrant color and no bruises or blemishes. The buds at the tip should be tightly close. Peak Season: March to May

Store — Remove any bands that bind the spears together and put the bases of the steams in a jar filled with 2” of water. Change the water daily to keep asparagus fresh longer. Refrigerate for up to 3 days.
Trim — Hold one end of the asparagus spear in each hand and bend the stalk. It will naturally break at the point where it is tough. 

Recipe #35 and #36 of "the Complete Book of Raw Food" Endeavor

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Asparagus Avocado Salad by Rita Romano, p. 54
Honey Mustard Dressing with Poppy Seeds by Elaina Love, p. 85

This refreshing salad combines the crispiness of asparagus with creamy avocado and tangy grapefruit.