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The flavor of the asparagus was PERFECT. We did these in the Ziploc Zip 'n Steam bags for 3 minutes as the bag directed and just put the wine and butter in the bag with the fresh asparagus. Perfect texture and absolutely delicious.
I'm a big wine drinker & I really expected to like this but I hated it...hubby said "it's not THAT bad". I did use a pinot grigio (one of my favorite wines) but the taste was overwhelming. Perhaps I'd like it better cooked over the stovetop giving the wine more time to burn off. I did add some chopped garlic. I'm sorry to give this such a low score Deb but I feel that I must to be fair.
I used a white zinfandel and found this to be wonderful - the way I'll always cook asparagus from now on. Just enough flavor to make it interesting yet not overpowering so it's still great with spicy main dishes.
I was pretty excited to try this but found it to be kindof blah. I think plain steamed asparagus with salt and pepper is much better. It was very easy though 3 minutes leaves the asparagus practically raw.
I took advice from others and added garlic salt and pepper... as well as the Pinot Grigio and butter. I also garnished with dill. The resulting dish was very tasty. Since there is considerable variation in member's comments I might add that perhaps the quality of ingredients could be an issue. For example if you start with a cheap wine don't expect stellar results. If you add garlic salt rather than garlic and salt don't expect a miracle. The same applies to the freshness of all ingredients from asparagus (which can be like wood) to pepper. If you are not using a pepper mill then you are not using pepper. Think sawdust. Fortunately salt is a rock. Even then sea salt tastes very different from rock salt. Just some food for thought.:-)