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Recipe- Roasted Whole Carrots

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A light drizzle of oil, sprinkling of salt and pepper, and a short stay in a hot oven will help bring out the natural sweetness of locally grown carrots.  When a vegetable is grown locally, picked ripe, and eaten in season, it doesn’t need much fiddling with.

Note- This recipe won’t work well with industrially raised carrots shipped from far away Continue reading

How to Find the Best Tomatoes, Year Round

I have a confession to make.  I’m a food snob when it comes to tomatoes, and well, most foods to be honest.  For example, I wouldn’t think of eating a “fresh” tomato in February.  It was probably shipped from California or Mexico, I’m in NJ, looks round and red like a tomato, but tastes like cardboard with about as much nutrition. Continue reading