asparagus

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  • Info Asparagus or garden asparagus, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a spring vegetable, a flowering perennial plant species in the genus Asparagus. more...
  • I never cut my asparagus for market until the third year, and then only for a short time. Cited from Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, ed. by A. W. Latham
  • "I can tell to an hour just how long asparagus has been picked." Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
  • I never had had as much asparagus as I really wanted before. Cited from The Smiling Hill-Top, by Julia M. Sloane
  • He had called up Mary from down-town to tell her that he was bringing home fresh asparagus. Cited from The Gay Cockade, by Temple Bailey
  • Asparagus must be taken from the water just as soon as tender, while yet firm in appearance. Cited from Science in the Kitchen, by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • They should be served up in the same manner as Asparagus. Cited from The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers, by Sutton and Sons
  • Therefore the two small bundles contained together only half as much asparagus as a large one. Cited from Amusements in Mathematics, by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • Into this mixture put the asparagus cut up into small pieces. Cited from Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition), by Anonymous
  • The region is also known as the asparagus region of South Africa.
  • A Member: I was called out to see a man's asparagus bed. Cited from Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, ed. by A. W. Latham
  • Among other activities, the two ran a working farm together; their asparagus was sold nationwide.
  • Some places are better for growing asparagus than others.
  • A Member: I want to ask if many put salt on asparagus? Cited from Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, ed. by A. W. Latham
  • If preferred, however, the asparagus may be cut into small pieces. Cited from Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5
  • Mr. Record: I don't think it is a very good place for asparagus. Cited from Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, ed. by A. W. Latham
  • Some one of them will remark this asparagus, and it will be bought. Cited from The Physiology of Taste, by Brillat Savarin
  • The heads should be full and green; if light and not full, the asparagus will not spend well. Cited from Miss Parloa's New Cook Book, by Maria Parloa
  • Asparagus should be boiled fifteen or twenty minutes; half an hour, if old. Cited from The American Frugal Housewife, by Lydia M. Child
  • Your asparagus should be all of the same size. Cited from Directions for Cookery, by Eliza Leslie
  • I have written thus fully of asparagus because when a man makes a bed as directed he makes it for a lifetime. Cited from The Home Acre, by E. P. Roe
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Meaning of asparagus

  • noun Plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable
  • noun Edible young shoots of the asparagus plant