Rabbit food, maybe, but carrots are tasty for humans too: raw, roasted, glazed, and more. Chat with Chowhounds about recipes, your favorite varieties, creative carrot dishes, and more.

Fall Recipes Perfect for Those Sick of Pumpkin-Flavored Everything

Many of us have had it with the pumpkin madness. Enough already with these pumpkin-spiced lattes and pumpkin cheesecakes, ad nauseam! But that doesn't mean we're anti-autumn. Oh, no. We love the warming...

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Is there still hope for these seedlings?

by sasha1 4 years ago

In 2 weeks, I went from excitement to anxiety. I'm a new gardener, and have always relied on starts from the nursery. We bought a few seed packets last year for direct sow in the garden (peas, ca...

Best way to julienne/matchstick carrots

by Citizen_Snips 4 years ago

What is the most time-efficient way to matchstick/julienne (are those two terms interchangeable?) carrots? I need to julienne/matchstick about 1.5 lbs of carrots each week to use in salads thr...

What to do with a can of chiles jalapeƱos and carrots

by roady76 4 years ago

I just opened a can and used one jalapeƱo. But I don't want to waste the rest. I need some ideas for what to do with it. Help my tired brain, would you?

Help! What to do with leftover cabbage, potatoes, carrots from corned beef dinner

by Jen76 11 years ago

So, I had a corned beef in the freezer that we made up in the crock pot for dinner. Well, I made way too much cabbage, potatoes and carrots to go with and now we have no left over meat but a lot of...

What to do with Frozen Carrots?

by BelgianBeerMistress 5 years ago

I am in possession of two large bags of frozen carrots and I'm not sure what to do with them. I boiled/sauteed a portion last night with my dinner, but I had to choke them down (I'm used to fresh)....

Are carrots DYED to cover up the dirt on their skins ?

by lainey22 5 years ago

Although I usually peel carrots, occassionally like the 'earthy' taste of unpeeled carrots and potatoes with a roast. I bought a bag of bright orange, very clean-looking carrots and scrubbed them...

Carrots in stuffing?

by scarsdalesurprise 8 years ago

I bought some Tader Joe's mirepoix to use as the vegetables in my stuffing for Thanksgiving. I know the celery and onions are on point, but I don't see many stuffing recipes with carrots in them. ...

Carrot Greens, Hmmm?

by Feed Me 12 years ago

I just bought a huge bunch of carrots with an equally huge amount of greens attached to them. This will be my first time cooking carrot greens. Besides treating them like any other green, does anyb...

Ideas to vamp up a Carrot Ring recipe?

by aaabi2 8 years ago

I'm preparing to make our family's traditional carrot ring but, though delicious, I feel that it could be more flavorful and exciting. I also would like to get away from using the dreaded Crisco. D...

Are carrots necessary for pea soup?

by madeliner 5 years ago

I am making a vegetarian pea soup and have no carrots-should I wait until I have carrots to make it? I have everything else needed and am thinking no but wanted to get some opinions. Using this...

Heirloom carrots: More colours, more vitamins?

by piano boy 5 years ago

Eating a delicious heirloom carrot right now and the outside is darker than a beet and the inside is a lovely orange. Made me wonder, when they always say to eat a variety of colours, if there are ...

Smelly carrots question

by mvi 5 years ago

I love carrots and usually buy local or organic ones now, but recently I was lured into buying some non-organic ones at my local supermarket due to a sale. As soon as I pulled them out of my shoppi...

Mirepoix - what's the point?

by Leibowitz 9 years ago

So, upon years of thought, I've decided to ask the question: what does a Mirepoix actually add to a recipe? I get the onions. That's easy. The carrots? Sure, why not? Celery? No. No, I do ...

Al Pastor recipe using carrot juice and orange juice

by pindert 6 years ago

There is a restaurant in San Bruno, CA, called La Paloma Mexican Restaurant, that has the most delicious Al Pastor I've ever had. I've tried Al Pastor at other restaurants and they've all fallen s...

I come to praise the carrot, not to bury it!

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 6 years ago

I'm not a vegavore--far from it! But I confess to a love for most things carrot. I make a Mexican carrot and cumin soup, adulterated with crema, that is superb. The Khantessa does a broil of scalli...

Musty carrots or thyme?

by DebinD 6 years ago

Made a soup this morning. When I was sauntering everything it had a funny smell. I thought I burnt the thyme with the onions I was sauteeing. But as I walk in - the soup has a funny dusty, mouldy s...

Grandma's Carrot Pudding [split from S.F.]

by grayelf 11 years ago

Chiming in from Vancouver as a granddaughter of English immigrants and inveterate suet user (at Christmas anyway!). Here we can get suet frozen at Safeway or fresh at certain butchers. It doesn't s...

Glazed carrots?

by bxgirl 6 years ago

(How) Can I reheat glazed carrots. I would like to make them for T'Day, but won't have the time or space to make them day-of. Any thoughts on if they can be re-heated without compromising too muc...

Carrot Tops

by femmevox 6 years ago

The macrobiotic folks make tempura--but anyone know any other good ways to use fresh carrot tops? The wonderfully fresh carrots from the local farmer's market come tops on, and I hate to see the...