Tag Archives: carrots

Carrot Cake

Carrot cake to me has always felt like a treat to be enjoyed in the spring, but this past weekend was Betsy’s birthday and she likes carrot cake! The bag of carrots that were in the CSA are a one pound bag, which is the exact amount needed to make this cake. The result was […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soap is one of my favorite soups during the fall and it is easy to make. Roasting the vegetables prior to adding them to the soup really brings out the flavor of the onions and garlic. I like to add a spoonful of plain Greek yogurt or sour cream to my bowl once […]

Autumn Bread

I know that it is not autumn yet, but I couldn’t help but post this bread recipe. The original recipe is from the Cookies & Cups blog (see original recipe here), and I found it one day while perusing the Internet. It has become one of my favorite quick bread recipes! When I have carrots […]

Beet Carrot Apple Salad

This light and tasty salad takes about 15 minutes to make. Ingredients: 1 lb. beets, peeled and roughly chopped 2 large carrots (about 8 oz) roughly chopped 2 granny smith apples, cored and roughly chopped Zest and juice from 2 lemons, about 1/4 cup 1 tbsp. olive oil 3/4 tsp. sea salt 1/2 tsp. black […]

Roasted Carrots and Red Onions with Fennel and Mint

This dish looks as good as it tastes and can brighten up any dreary weather day!  Ingredients: 2 bunches of small carrots, peeled, and cut into 3-inch pieces 2 large red onions, each cut into 8 wedges 1 fennel bulb cut into 1/2 inch wedges 4 tablespoons of olive oil kosher salt and freshly ground […]

Ginger-Brown Sugar Carrots

I cooked a favorite chicken dish for dinner the other night, and wanted a zesty vegetable to go alongside it. There, on the spot, I made up this one: butter-ginger-brown sugar carrots. Here’s how: 4 carrots, peeled and sliced into rounds 1 Tablespoon butter 1/2-inch piece of ginger, peeled 1-2 Tablespoons brown sugar (to taste) […]

Maple Glazed Carrots

Last week we were graced with an abundance of carrots in our Winter CSA shares: earthy and sweet. Carrots are an often overlooked vegetable. But what would a hearty beef stew or a creamy, yet biting, coleslaw be without them? They’re excellent shaved into salads and cut into thick coins for soups. Carrots add an […]