Asparagus loses flavor faster than many other vegetables, so it is best to cook asparagus immediately after purchase. If asparagus must be stored, wrap the bunch of stalks in a moist paper towel, and keep it in the crisper. The stalks can also be stored upright in a glass with an inch of water. The only preparation necessary before cooking is a quick rinse and trimming the woody ends. If the asparagus has a tough outer layer, remove it with a vegetable peeler.
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