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Carrot Top Pesto

I had heard of carrot top pesto and loved the idea of using what would otherwise be wasted. Would it be bitter? I harvested a few carrots from my garden. 138 more words

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Ginger Nuts and Carrot Tops

Ginger Nuts and Carrot Tops

By Adam Dixon

“Do you know much about the world before they took over?” Mandy asked, taking a long drag on her cigarette. 1,265 more words

Pesto possibilities

The basil came late to our garden this year. We planted it, same as always, but for some complex convergence of heat and rain, sunlight and nutrients and pollinators, it took awhile to get going. 1,027 more words


Carrot Top Quiche

One of the perks of living in Portland is the amazing year round farmer’s markets, boasting seasonal produce from local sources. Buying produce at the market has caused me to cook seasonally, which has  expanded my horizons in terms of ingredients, but carrots are one of the few veggies available almost all year round and are one of my favorite staples. 421 more words


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