Articles Tagged “carrot”

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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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

At Noon, It's Time for Tapas

By • November 15, 2012 • 3 Comments

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It's a lunchbox cocktail party for Walker and Addie this week, with crudités, cheese, and olives all ready for the snacking. Here's Amanda with the specifics:

I believe in the occasional snacky lunch. For this one I packed soppressata, Castelvetrano olives, Red Leicester cheese, ricotta salata, and purple carrots. To go with, whole wheat bread, a British cheese cracker, and roasted pumpkin seeds.

(No Grüner Veltliner for this set, but we wouldn't pass on a glass to accompany this meal!)

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