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Carrot tops - to keep or not to keep.

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Last night I lopped off the green leafy-ness of a few carrots and thought to myself, "I should keep these for something." However I couldn't figure out what that something was so I 86'd them (threw them away). Should I keep them for stock or mirepoix (sp?) or for basket weaving or hat making?

I'm sure they are useful in some way. Suggestions are appreciated.

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  1. As long as you don't let them move to Vegas and become prop comics. Har Har!

    1. I've used them finely chopped in place of parsley. I usually stuff mine in a chicken to roast.