How to Trim Asparagus
Tomorrow night I plan on making a nice dinner, nothing microwaveable for once! I have a little time on my hands and generally don’t devote a whole lot of effort to preparing fancy meals. I stick to quick and nutritious. Anyway, I’ll be making some baked salmon (one of my faves!) with couscous and asparagus. I like asparagus but wasn’t sure what the best way was to prepare it without it being too tough or chewy. I’m going to grill it with some olive oil, garlic, and balsamic vinegar. That seems to be a popular choice. I fancy I’ll even enjoy a nice glass of Pinot Noir and pretend to be sophisticated. I really don’t know shit about wine but I heard that it pairs well with salmon. At least that’s what the internet says!
I realized, though, that I wasn’t sure of the best technique to trim the asparagus. I don’t want to be chewing the stock like a cow chewing cud. I found a rather informative video on You Tube. Gotta love the internet! Here it is:
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