How To: Peel White Asparagus

White asparagus, which is grown in mounds or underground to prevent the stalks from turning green, has a woody outer skin that must be removed before cooking. “You have to peel it all the way down, and there is nothing fun about that,” Brown says. Use a paring knife or vegetable peeler to pull off that top layer in fine strips.

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