I find it easier to cook asparagus lying flat, in a frying pan (skillet), rather than standing upright in a saucepan. Well, English is such an amazing language isn’t it! I don’t mean that I find it easier to cook asparagus when I am lying flat, rather than when I am standing upright in a saucepan. Ha Ha!
For success with this dish, follow Luca’s advice. “Please remember that you can do this – it’s mind over matter; those who matter won’t mind and those who mind, don’t matter.”