Click the above (theme for the year) for a good read on asparagus. It also goes into my idea of a theme for the year- restraint equals indulgence- near the end of the third page.
Along the lines of good food, I took my remaining two pigs to the butcher today. We are getting hams and bacon cured, a lot of the rest will be used for homemade sausage. It will be expensive processing but priceless food.