When the first bundles of pencil-thin asparagus start showing up at the market, you know it's officially spring. Asparagus
can be prepared in innumerable ways, but early-harvest stalks are so delicious raw that they may not even make it to cooking.
Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter
Steamed Asparagus with Lemon-Garlic Gremolata
Flatbread with Asparagus and Green Onions
Grilled Asparagus Rafts