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Carrot Adventure.

I got a beautiful assortment from Lufa farms in this weeks basket, but it came with a few challenges.

What to do with

Green Tomatoes (challenge in progress) 319 more words


carrot top and garlic scape pesto, caramelized fennel on herbed polenta

Yesterday was a day for celebration and in more ways than one. After five days of recovering from surgery, my mom busted out of the hospital yesterday afternoon. 180 more words


roasted root vegetables with carrot- and radish-top pesto

This recipe uses the tops from carrots and radishes to create a pesto to accompany the roasted root vegetables. Carrot and radish tops alone are unpleasantly bitter, but cooking them, salting them, adding spice, or adding fat will improve their taste dramatically. 250 more words


Waste not, want not

I always get startled when grocers ask me if I want them to take off the greens on a bunch of carrots. A few times, they even asked me if they should cut some of the green off the end of a bunch of leeks. 1,161 more words

Food Discovery

Robin's Garden, by Tasha Halpert

My late son Robin was a gardener by nature. He loved plants and grew them with joy. Whatever he chose to plant grew well for him. 499 more words


Third Time's A Charm For Carrot-Parsley Oil

In retrospect, it’s amazing that something so simple took three tries to master.

The genesis of this idea came from a newspaper story about how Seattle now fines people for throwing out food scraps. 458 more words


Quinoa with Carrot-Top Pesto!

In the interest of using whole vegetables, I’ve been exploring using the greens of different veggies, including carrots, radishes, and beets. Rather than wasting these nutrition-packed leaves, you could simply saute them with olive oil and garlic for a nice side dish. 121 more words