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Come along with me as I journal about my latest cooking and gardening adventures. Discover what grows in my zone five garden, and see what new recipes I try from my cookbook collection each week.



As I share recipes and information from my kitchen, I invite readers to comment and share ideas along with me in this blog. I am looking to increase followers to my blog, so that I may learn more about cooking and gardening.



Since moving to Midland, Michigan, I have been reading and researching many cooking journals, cookbooks and collected recipes from the past thirty years. Organizing pictures of gardens I enjoy has also been a joy for me, as I continue to learn about garden design and horticulture.

angel food cakes

angel food cakes
this kitchen is seasoned with love

Friday, November 12, 2010

basic parsley buttered carrots

the addition of mini peeled carrots to the marketplace produce aisle is a true time savor.  there is no longer any excuse for not serving this vegetable each week. carrots are  a wonderful colorful vegetable that offer a host of nutrients for the body and must be selected for family meals.

i simply boil the carrots until tender and drain. then, i use a bit of margarine and parsley before serving them for dinner.  another great carrot recipe is to drain the carrots and add a couple of tablespoons of margarine and one tablespoon of brown sugar while still in the saucepan to create a wonderful glaze to the serving.

i find that mixing the margarine in while the carrots are still hot in the pan offers far less use of margarine at the table.

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