Baby Bunch Carrots
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Just about two to three inches long and offering a sweeter and more tender texture than regular size carrots, cute baby bunch carrots typically have their fresh green tops still attached.
Baby Bunch carrots are available from McGrath Family Farms in the spring and summer.
Carrots are a cool climate crop that belong to the Umbelliferae family along with parsnips, fennel caraway, cumin and dill which all have the umbrella-like flower clusters that characterize this family of plants. Baby carrots are varieties known as "true" baby carrots as they are bred and cultivated to be harvested immature versus manufactured baby carrots which are ground down and shaped into thumb sized carrots .
Carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene and a good source of fiber. Beta-carotene, the plant pigment that gives carrots their vivid orange color, is converted by the human body to vitamin A.
Carrots are one of the most common ingredients found in the kitchen as well as one of the most versatile and fundamental ingredients for culinary use. Young carrots require no peeling, making them a time efficient culinary asset. Baby carrots can be used in recipes raw, fresh and cooked.
Recipes that include Baby Bunch Carrots. One is easiest, three is harder.
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