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Asparagus Season and Banana Problems

Science & FoodBy Ashton YoonMay 16, 2017 9:38 PM

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Nothing welcomes spring as deliciously as an asparagus dish. But are you a little lost which is the freshest bunch on the shelf? How to best store them? Other ways to cook them besides oven roasting? City Kitchen's got you covered. Where asparagus is a springtime treat, bananas are a year-round breakfast luxury. Unfortunately, its perennial availability puts it at risk for extinction.

Asparagus is Sweetest in Spring

– The New York Times: City Kitchen

Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It'll Be Gone

– Wired

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