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Thick asparagus

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Does anyone know of a place to buy really thick asparagus spears online? I find them occasionally in my local market, but it's hit or miss. I know the taste isn't necessarily any better, but I like the visual appeal of those giant stalks. I live in the Las Vegas (Summerlin area) if anyone knows a reliable local source.

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  1. Whole Foods typically carries asparagus in several varities; thick, thin, white, etc. Do you live near a WF?

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    1. re: HillJ

      Yeah, I have one nearby. They do sometimes have it, but I want it for my Christmas DInner, and want to be sure that I will be able to find it.

      1. re: mike7758

        Call ahead, mike. Their green grocer dept aims to please customers. They will tell you what they have and what they can get their hands on. If they don't have it in time, ask them for a local recommendation.

        1. re: HillJ

          Good idea, I never thought to ask them to special order it for me. Thanks for the suggestion

    2. If you have a Raley's down there, they always have thick stalk asparagus.