Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Peeling and slicing carrots

january 7 2009



In the winter the carrots are not only very large, but they also have a thick skin.
Slicing is for those with muscles.

Not anymore!

I put the large winter-carrots in the microwave, but heating them in another way works perfect too.

When they've softened, but are not too soft, I put them aside to cool down.
No way I want to exchange muscle pain into burned fingers.

So ofter colling down I take my knife and make an incision in the length.
Usually that's enough to enable me to peel the carrot sidewards without any problems.

Slicing is a joy.
I almost look like one of those TV cooks, who slice vegetables into perfect, tiny squares or slices without the slightest problem.

Maybe it takes a bit more time, but it's so much easier.

It works for me. I'm sure it works for you too.



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4 comments:

  1. I've never heard of this before. Great idea! Thanks,Kara

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  2. I like your new fresh look to the blog for 2009. It's lovely and cheerful in all this frosty weather!

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  3. Have never heard to microwave them first. Does this work if you are going to eat them raw?

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  4. What a cool tip!
    Hope you and your lovely family are having a great New Year!
    xoxo

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