How To Eat It: Asparagus

Posted on Feb 24 2011 - 7:27am by RetroRuth


From Everyday Etiquette by Amy Vanderbuilt, 1956

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3 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Andrea February 24, 2011 at 11:21 pm - Reply

    LOL – is that the polite way of saying don’t chew up and spit out the tough parts??

  2. Sara In AZ February 25, 2011 at 1:17 pm - Reply

    Oh, I thought you were supposed to shove the whole thing in your mouth at once! hee!!! 🙂

  3. RetroRuth February 25, 2011 at 1:36 pm - Reply

    Hah! I think so, Andrea. “Don’t discard, however delicately”

    Sara – I know, me too! This shows me, I guess.

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