1. Size Matters - The thicker stalks are good for roasting and grilling. The thin stalks can be eaten raw, blanched or in a stir-fry
2. Did you know asparagus is in the lily family? That's why it's best to store it standing in a jar of water in the refrigerator.
3. Cut off the woody bottom part of the stalks and toss in the compost pile. Chop, eat raw or cook the upper part of the stalk.