Farmers Market Friday: Spring Asparagus Salad

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It finally feels like spring has arrived in DC. The weather is warmer, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and markets are bustling. At this time of year, you start finding abundance of asparagus. Asparagus is one of those veggies that just scream spring when you see them. For me, I also associate asparagus with the simple french salads, such as tomato salad, carrot salad, string bean salad, etc. It’s the simplicity yet tastiness of this dish that allows it to be categorized among them.

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Now, this maybe getting personal, but it’s known to make your pee stink. I, personally, have never noticed it. But there are so many other benefits of eating asparagus that make up for the stench.By eating asparagus, your are sure to get plenty of fiber andvitamins A, C, E and K.

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Back to the importance, and less personal, stuff about this dish. People say looks…

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