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How should asparagus be stored?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Asparagus is perishable and loses many nutrients, as well as its flavor, if it is not used within a day or two after purchasing. To maintain freshness as long as possible, store in the refrigerator with the ends wrapped in a damp paper towel.

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