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Baby carrots and fresh dill?

mollyomormon Apr 7, 2007 04:06 PM

Would those work together? If not, how would you prepare the baby carrots (these are fresh orange and yellow ones from the farmer's market)?

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  1. QueenB RE: mollyomormon Apr 7, 2007 07:06 PM

    Oh yes. Carrots and dill are a great combination IMO. A little butter and salt and you're good to go.

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      ChefGirl412 RE: QueenB Apr 7, 2007 07:27 PM

      Absolutely - delicious - I add dill after I carmalize

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      MakingSense RE: mollyomormon Apr 7, 2007 07:58 PM

      Even though dill works just fine with carrots, if your fresh baby carrots are picture perfect, why not capitalize on that and prepare them whole with the greens tops intact?
      Trim most of the leaves away because they'll wilt when you cook the carrots (or you can trim them after cooking) leaving about an inch or so of stem, peel the carrots gently (they won't need much), and steam quickly. A little bit of sea salt, white pepper and sweet butter and you've got a first class presentation worthy of a top restaurant.
      The contrast of the two colors of carrots with the green stems will be beautiful!

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        chef chicklet RE: MakingSense Apr 8, 2007 09:55 PM

        Been cooking dill with carrots a long time. When I am watching the fat, I steam and generously cover them with dill. Love them that way.

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