Well somebody did and now we’ve got carrots. Carrots are a terrific source of vitamin A; one medium carrot can provide twice the daily recommended value.
Low in fat, cholesterol free and low in sodium carrots make for a excellent snack and healthy addition to meals. Salads can readily be garnished with carrot strips made by pealing clean dry carrots using a potato peeler. If you place the carrot strips in the microwave for 30 seconds with a tablespoon of water you can easily curl the strips for added flair. This is a wonderful way to introduce carrots to young kids.
To make carrots additional enticing to picky eaters attempt serving carrot flowers. Run a fork length wise down a peeled carrot and then slice 1/2 inch pieces width wise. The fork will create grooves and give the appearance of flower petals.
When buying carrots search for carrots that are bright orange to orange-red in color. The shirts should be a rich dark green with no yellowing around the edges. Once home trim the green tops then rinse and drain the carrots and store in a large sealed plastic bag. New York City Bat Removal will keep in the vegetable drawer of the fridge for up to three weeks. When the carrots start to become limp they’re getting old and must be used immediately or replaced with fresh carrots.
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