Jumbo California Asparagus
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|Food Buzz: History of Asparagus|
Jumbo asparagus are specific varieties of asparagus that are cultivated for their ability to maintain a succulent and firm texture when harvested at maximum maturity. They display many of the same flavor characteristics of pencil and medium asparagus, however they may be quite richer in grassiness. - See more at: http://www.specialtyproduce.com/produce/Jumbo_Asparagus_5471.php#sthash.OBw5H0r7.dpuf
California Jumbo Asparagus is available year-round.
Asparagus, botanical name Asparagus officinalis, is a member of the Liliaceae family. It is a perennial plant, which produces edible crops year after year. Jumbo asparagus are the young edible leafless stems of the plant, which emerge from the soil in spring and summer. Jumbo asparagus is sold in uniform sizes according to the diameter of the spears. The thickness varies minimally, marketed at 25 to 30 mm (roughly one inch). - See more at: http://www.specialtyproduce.com/produce/Jumbo_Asparagus_5471.php#sthash.OBw5H0r7.dpuf
Recipes that include Jumbo California Asparagus. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Red Wattle||Mache, Asparagus, and Pistachio Salad|
|Dolly and Oatmeal||Balsamic Roasted Asparagus with Fried Capers and Seven Minute Eggs|