asparagus by putting it on a board, holding
it at the base, and peeling it toward you,
turning it after each strip is peeled. Cut
off thick bases. Rinse asparagus. Put in a
medium sate pan or deep skillet of boiling
salted water and cook until just tender,
about 5 or 6 minutes.
make dressing: combine remaining ingredients
in a small bowl and beat with a whisk or
fork until blended.
asparagus carefully to a paper towel-lined
plate or tray to drain briefly. Transfer to
plates and serve warm, accompanied by