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|Hold the spear in each hand|
|Gently bend and the spear|
will snap at just the
|Discard the short,|
3. Stand the spears up right in 1 inch of water. (Do not soak the tip ends.) Drape a plastic bag over the top. Refrigerate to allow the asparagus to soak up the water and become "conditioned".
|Stand spears upright in|
1 inch of tap water
Fresh, cut from the garden, asparagus needs at least 1 hour. Longer is OK.
Grocery store asparagus must be conditioned for 18 to 24 hours. Longer is OK.
|Open a plastic bag and drape|
over the top