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Tag: carrots

Vegan Recipe: Hearty Slow Cooker Lentil-Potato Stew

For those cold and windy early spring days, there’s no better antidote than hearty hot lentil stew! White wine, garlic, poultry seasoning, lemon juice, and fennel work together to transform simple rustic ingredients into a delicious cure for chilly-day blahs. As a bonus, this one-pot vegan meal comes together fairly quickly and lets the slow cooker do most of the work!

Farm Fresh Now: Carrots: Nutritional Powerhouse

Red, black, yellow, white, purple, greenโ€”these were the colors that wild carrots (also known as Queen Anneโ€™s Lace) started out being โ€“ pretty much every color but orange! First cultivated in Afghanistan in the 7th century, the original domesticated carrot was purple outside and yellow inside, similar to the Purple Dragon carrots you see at local farmers markets.

Turnip Recipe: Curried Carrot and Turnip Soup with Cilantro Gemolata

This recipe should be called, โ€œshake hands with turnipsโ€ because turnips are the only vegetable that Iโ€™ve yet to make friends with. In fact, I donโ€™t think Iโ€™d ever eaten a turnip until my husband and I joined a CSA. Now they show up in our baskets all the time, mocking us. Iโ€™ve tried them in dozens of recipes, but this is by far my favorite.

5 Winter Vegetable Recipes

Halloween isn’t even here yet and I’m already thinking about the winter vegetables that I can’t wait to cook up. Something about these hearty vegetables makes me want to stay indoors, make copious amounts of delicious food, and enjoy the winter season. Here are 5 winter vegetable recipes to keep you satiated through the long winter months ahead.

In Season Now: Beets and Carrots

Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties areย  also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler [ … ]