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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Real Live Carrot Sticks

I like baby carrots as much as the next guy, but REAL carrots taste so much better. Usually I’m too lazy to drag out the cutting board, peeler & knife (sad, I know). But once in a while I do and it is SO WORTH THE EFFORT. Regular, grown-up, non-baby carrots just taste great, raw or cooked. Since I was lazy with the main course last night (thank you Mr. Manwich), I decided I could take the time to cut up a few carrot sticks. The result: yum, especially with that oh so healthy ranch dip.


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    I’m totally there with ya! Better yet, garden carrots taste even better than the store bagged carrots! Oh, And dip is a must have when it comes to raw veggies. Hey, I’m still getting the nutrients from the veggies with a side of thunder thighs! It’s a fair trade don’t ya think!!! Gina

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    Jane Maynard

    you are so right! you know what I haven’t had in literally YEARS are home garden tomatoes. THAT definitely can’t be beat by any other tomato out there. Too bad I have the blackest thumb this side of, well, the world…

    thunder thighs are cute. 🙂

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    It’s too bad farmer’s market season is ending here in the mountains! Home grown veggies are a must!

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    Manwich – hearkening back to your childhood????

    Any truth to the rumor that baby carrots are just big carrots that go through a ‘shaving’ machine – that would explain why they don’t taste as good!!!??? Guess I should check out

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    You’re right, big carrots do taste better. And the ones you buy with the greens still on taste the best.

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    anna jo

    amen, sista. I’ve truly been converted and haven’t bought a bag of baby carrots in almost a year.

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