It’s Asparagus Season, In Case Your Pee Didn’t Already Remind You

When spring arrives there’s one thing you should be sure to do ― and we’re not talking about cleaning. You should make sure to eat asparagus, whether it’s the traditional green kind of the vampire-like white variety. This quintessential springtime veggie might be available at your store most of the year, but it’s only during the spring season that this vegetable is as flavorful and tender as it should be.

Some people are turned off by asparagus because of how it effects the smell of their pee ― yes, this is real, and yes it happens to everyone, whether you’re able to smell it or not ― but the recipes below are more than worth the side effect.