Heirloom Vegetable Recipe From the Kitchen of Engrid Winslow The Roasted Carrot Salad is an exotic and super-easy dish that your whole family will enjoy. Serves 4 4 carrots 2-3 Tangelos 2 oz. Castelvetrano olives olive oil salt pepper Preheat oven to 450. Peel carrots, cut crosswise into 2″ pieces, then lengthwise into 1/2″ thick […]
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Heirloom Vegetable Recipe Who doesn’t love Carrot Cake? Now you can have a less guilty version (no frosting) for breakfast. Carrot Cake Muffins (makes 12) from the kitchen of Engrid Winslow 1 3/4 cup regular or gluten-free flour 2/3 cups firmly packed light brown sugar 1 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp. Baking soda 1/2 tsp. […]
Plant of the Month February 2017 Common Name: Scarlet Nantes Carrot Scientific Name: Dacus carota var. sativus Native Range: Mediterranean Region Hardiness Zone: 4 to 10 Days to Maturity: 65-75 General Description: Scarlet Nantes Carrot is a standard market carrot that has a long, cylindrical shape and a rich reddish-orange color. The flavor is […]
Heirloom Vegetable Seeds By Sandy Swegel I was noticing very happy pollinators this week: honey bees and native bees, tiny flies, lacewings. And the air was abuzz with hummingbirds and their look-a-likes sphinx moth. Noticing that pollinators were all around is the first step. Then I looked for where they were gathered….because that meant […]
This blend is a kaleidoscope of colorful carrots in four varieties; Atomic Red, Cosmic Purple, Lunar White, and Solar Yellow that are sweet and crisp. Shred or julienne these beauties for spectacular carrot salads.
Atomic Red Carrots will add color to your garden and your table! Novel, long carrots, when peeled, have pinkish-red roots that turn brilliant red when cooked. The 9″ (22 cm) roots are great for steaming, roasting or baking. Lycopene (a pre-cursor to vitamin A), the substance responsible for the red color, has been shown to prevent several types of cancer.
Chantenay is a small, sweet variety of carrot with crisp, orange flesh and tender texture. Hard working farmers have combined modern farming methods with traditional values to revive the Chantenay carrot, a variety that has not been widely available since the 1960’s.
Scarlet Nantes Carrot is a standard, 1 1/2″ diameter, market carrot that has a 6-7″ long, tapered shape, a rich reddish-orange color nearly coreless and is sweet and delicious. Rich in food value, it has a variety of uses and stores well.
This tender, sweet, deep orange carrot is grown for gourmet dishes and fun! Truly the size of a little finger, there is almost no core to these tiny gems. For best flavor pick before they reach 4″ long. These can be grown in containers, too.
The roots of this carrot are uniform and delicious, bright orange, with a tender skin and a very sweet taste. Rich in food value, it is an all-purpose variety that stores well and can be used in all stages from tiny to maturity.