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Carrot Cake

We’ve got eggs. We’ve got carrots. Thus, you’ve got…carrot cake? Mmhmm. Here’s Smitten Kitchen’s  take on the old stand by.  If there ever were a time to bake it in tune with seasonal offerings, it’s now! Her photos are of cupcakes, but the recipe also goes for a 9″ layer cake, see directions below. Ingredients: For […]

Carrot Salad

This is Lauren’s favorite way to do carrots.  As simple as it gets, but somehow a departure in flavor from other carrot recipes that may have you burned out on beta carotene by March. So here’s to changing it up and sticking with these nutrient dense roots! Its a traditional staple for the French (“salade […]

Beet and Carrot Slaw

from Amy Maltzan (EggsonSunday) as printed in Edible Finger Lakes Adapted from How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman Amy notes, ” After all the glitter and warmth of December, the post-holiday letdown can be a bit hard to weather, and the piles of root vegetables in my fridge don’t help… I began making it for my family […]

Moroccan Carrot Soup

In one of our first gardens in Washington, DC we grew carrots, a lot of them. They were reallysuccessful, but we didn’t have great storage options, so we made 4 different carrot soups, in large quantities. It did take me awhile to get back to carrot soup, but there are so many great options it […]

Piglets, Frosts & Friends

We’d seen it in the forecasts and sure enough the cold set in. Jonathan Lipkin, photographer, rolled in from New York (a project in gestation phase) at 6:30 Friday morning. He tagged along as we swarmed to pull in anything too tender to freeze.  The team ticked off items on the list methodically. 175 pounds of […]

Eat Your Roots

If your calendar New Year’s resolution didn’t include eating more root vegetables, perhaps your Chinese New Year resolutions can – we are only part way through the 15 day celebration of the Year of the Dragon. Yes, it is the root veggie time of year in Vermont. Fortunately, root vegetables are lovely, long lasting, various and […]