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Carrot Top Arugula Pesto

Carrot Top Arugula Pesto

POSTED ON March 28, 2017
by trueats

Recently I read that baby carrots are soaked in chlorine during manufacturing processing. I remember hearing this a few years ago, although I have been buying baby carrots in bulk. 482 more words

Carrot Tops Pesto

I try to avoid food waste when ever possible. There is so much carrot greens on the carrots and it would be a shame to throw it away. 63 more words


Start Eating Your Carrot Tops!

There has been a lot of debate about whether or not carrot tops (the leafy tops) are poisonous. There is nothing to suggest that they are and people eat them regularly. 593 more words


CSA Recipe #1 – Carrot Top Pesto

One thing I dislike about recipes is the tendency to be vague (how big is a pinch and what’s a knob of butter?).  It’s okay to cook with instinct, but what if you don’t have any instinct? 255 more words


Carrot tops, ivy leaves, and Goldenrod

Note June 2016:  LOL!  Never took pictures of the Goldenrod dyeing and have yet to dye with the Ivy.  But, I am posting anyway!

Note on January 2013:  I know why this one sat in draft.  461 more words


Roasted Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto

Dear readers, have any of you grown carrots in your gardens?  If so, how do you know when they are ready to harvest?

Some gardeners told me that the carrot itself will peek out of the soil when ready to be pulled, but in my garden the biggest carrots stayed discreetly buried while smaller carrots volunteered for the task with rampant delight. 524 more words



I have been trying to write up my little collection of randomness for several days now. Two obstacles have stopped me. One was my child, who became a weird napper this week instead of a regular napper. 961 more words