Origin of asparagus
Related formsas·pa·rag·i·nous [as-puh-raj-uh-nuh s] /ˌæs pəˈrædʒ ə nəs/, adjective
Examples from the Web for asparagus
I lived for my packages from home of eggplants and asparagus and tomatoes and broccoli and elephant garlic.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The U.S. is one of Ecuador's largest customers, buying cut flowers, asparagus, minerals, and Pacific tuna fish.Ecuador Needs U.S. Aid. Will They Risk It All with Snowden?|Mac Margolis|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Add the green beans, peas, lima beans, asparagus, fava beans, and 1/2 cup water to the pan.
My Dad was a mad keen gardener, so we would always have all those local, seasonal, organic things; asparagus and artichokes.Tom Parker Bowles on Camilla's Roast Chicken, His Cocaine Sting and Those Pictures of Kate|Tom Sykes|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Asparagus is one of those ingredients that I need to eat once it's around, and eggs are my all-time favorite food.
Asparagus is said to strengthen and develop the artistic faculties.Food Remedies|Florence Daniel
It is more commonly known as asparagus fern, though it is not even a most distant relative of the fern family.ABC of Gardening|Eben Eugene Rexford
I stuffed myself with bread so as not to dream of turbot, asparagus, and suchlike.Letters of Anton Chekhov|Anton Chekhov
The two city-bred artists knew a wall-flower from a cabbage and a rose from a sprig of asparagus, and that was all.The Golden Butterfly|Walter Besant
With saddle and mutton, plain baked macaroni, peas or asparagus.Civic League Cook Book|Anonymous