All posts tagged carrots


Salad for Supper: Ginger Garlic Chicken and Quinoa Salad

This fresh salad is a bright take on traditional Chinese chicken salads.

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Asphalt Garden: Weather be Damned, I’m Doing my Fall Planting

Technically, it's fall. It's also going to be over 90 degrees this weekend in Los Angeles, where I live. Despite the absence of dropping temperatures, I couldn't


Carrot Cake for People Who Can’t Stand Carrot Cake

For as long as I can remember, I've disliked carrot cake. I think my aversion comes from the variety of textures found in the cake. Worst of


Chilled Carrot Soup with Roasted Corn Salsa

With carrots harvested from my garden taking up all the space in my fridge's vegetable drawer, I


Asphalt Garden: Revelling in a Massive Carrot Harvest

Last week I harvested the remainder of my carrot crop - an entire wine barrel planter that was full of bright-orange roots. The official weigh-in was more


Asphalt Garden: Mid-season Report Card

It's the middle of July, and time to grade my garden's performance. Overall, I've been pleased with how things have grown. The best performances definitely came from the


Radish and Carrot Salad with Thai Basil

Radishes and carrots are both ripe and ready for picking in my container garden. I was looking for a simple salad to use up some product. A common


Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Picnic

This Mother's Day, get outside and enjoy the fresh air. I've put together a manageable menu that's easy to execute.


Quick-Pickled Young Carrots

For my Mother's Day picnic I wanted to bring a more original vegetable dish than diced vegetables. These young carrots are pickled with apple cider vinegar, coriander seeds


Asphalt Garden: Finishing my Spring Planting and Replacing the First Casualty

My four tomato plants, four basil plants and two cucumber plants are (relatively) safely stowed in their permanent homes. The

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