Them Carrots : Weird, But Tasty

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Tuesday 27 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

Back at the beginning of March, I posted about a few winter crops that worked, after a dismal failure on the cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli front – too darned warm all winter 🙂

Anyway, as you’ll have seen, the beetroot were fab, loads of them – all picked, scoffed, or frozen now. These were the last ones – so yummy when they are fresh!!

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But as for the carrots…. hmm, after digging down some 12″ (30cm) and removing all the stones, I was hoping for some shop-like straight carrots. I even planted a few in old guttering cut into short tubes.

Alas, t’was not to be. All sorts of weird and wonderful shapes appeared, albeit slightly better than the previous year.

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But my are they tasty!! They smell like carrots too – yeah, that does sound stoopid I know, but wow… We now have some 10 bags of them frozen down, all scrubbed and chopped.

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And so to next year; let’s see what I can do differently, eh?

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7 thoughts on “Them Carrots : Weird, But Tasty

  1. We grew some carrots like that last year. I agree they’re tasty, but they’re really hard work to scrub and trim for cooking.

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  2. joannesisco says:

    They really are ugly little turds, aren’t they? …. but a fresh carrot – ugly or otherwise – out of the ground is incomparable!

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  3. Now finally two veg I do like, pickled beetroot with cheese on sandwiches and carrots with everything.

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  4. mike585 says:

    Experimentation is good! Like most things, I suppose, it’s important to find out what makes them happy.

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  5. fredrieka says:

    Gnarly dude woof

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