Grilling asparagus concentrates its flavor. This recipe, from an article in the Washington Post by Steven Raichlen, uses toothpicks or skewers to hold together asparagus spears in a kind of “raft” that’s encrusted with sesame seeds, which become nicely toasted on the grill.
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In this recipe, Raichlen uses toothpicks or short bamboo skewers to hold together asparagus spears, forming "rafts." On his world tour while compiling recipes for his upcoming cookbook, he saw cooks in Tokyo grill this way.
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