Roasted Baby Carrots

Roasted Baby Carrots

Eh….What’s up Doc?  Carrots have a bad rap I think.  At one point they were a more versatile vegetable.  I blame those giant bags of “not really baby carrots” which are in actuality just very small.  Those little carrots are a snack for kids, included in every raw vegetable plate ever served, and are the go-to carrot for a good many people.  While they’re great for a snack on the go you should ignore them when making dinner.

I’m not being a carrot snob, nor a food snob.  I eat those baby carrots off raw vegetable plates like it was my job.  Tasty.  But when I’m making dinner, carrots rarely enter my mind as a side vegetable.  Sure you can make glazed carrots.  A little brown sugar and some orange juice and you’ve got yourself a fine side dish.  But to be honest when I think side dish and carrots, that’s about the extent of what I can come up with.  That’s sad. Continue reading