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Carrots play a supporting role in most Thanksgiving dishes, but when we saw the beautiful pile of bright orange roots  at our Greenmarket, we knew we were going to change that this year. Like most root vegetables, carrots are available year-round, but they reach the height of their flavor in the fall.

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  1. jameswilson November 26, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    Eat you vegetables children..Brussels sprouts are “brain-food,” which I need a few tons of…daily. Today, when I think of Brussels sprouts, I think of the movie with Elaine May and Walter Matthau; “A New Leaf”.
    I also think, nay.. “feel” of the way my wife prepared them. She did some kind of a sauce and a glaze. Our Thanksgiving table, back in the very old days, had at least a dozen vegetables on the table and side-board.

  2. JennaK November 19, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    Support your local farmers by purchasing locally resourced foods. Farmers markets and community supported agriculture groups are a great place to find fresh and wonderful foods.