Down & Dirty

Purple Carrots

By • March 1, 2013 • 15 Comments

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Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.

Today: A carrot of a different color, plus how to use them, where to find them -- and how to store them once you do.

Carrots are an underrated bunch. There might even be a mostly full package of them languishing in the crisper drawer of your fridge right now. We get it, you bought a bagful for a mirepoix and then neglected the rest, so they were left to wither away.

That wouldn’t have happened if they were purple. 


 

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Small Batch

Whip Up Your Own Coconut Butter

By • March 1, 2013 • 44 Comments

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Every week, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today, Ashley from Edible Perspective shows us how to turn shredded coconut into a luscious butter perfect for topping savory and sweet dishes alike, and shares a recipe for Vanilla Bean Coconut Butter Cups. You'll want to get your food processor out immediately.

 

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