Originally Posted by Kayelle
Simply because it's something different.
I grew up on steamed asparagus too, and like it, but when I roasted it the first time, I was hooked. I also love it grilled, marinated and chilled, in asparagus soup, in omelettes....etc. If I had the opportunity to pick some fresh and munch on it, I'm sure I would love that as well.
Just like I wouldn't want to have strictly meatloaf every time I pull some ground beef out of the freezer, or only fried chicken whenever I defrost a bird. Thankfully, there are so many great ideas on this forum!