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Wait, you find yourself asking, there's a carrot season? Well, yes. Carrots are obviously available year-round in North America, harvested from cooler areas in the summer and warmer areas in the winter. Unusual varieties are harvested during the carrot's natural season, however, which is late summer and fall (with true baby carrots - not the milled down versions of regular carrots sold as "baby carrots" in bags at grocery stores - available in the spring and early summer). They are often available from storage through early winter in colder climates.
  1. Carrot Recipes (18)

All About Carrots
Carrots are versatile extremely nutritious and tasty vegetables. They are also so commonly available we are likely to take them for granted. If you're used to orange sticks - big or small - from the grocery store, a farm-fresh carrot may well be a revelation to you. They are sweet and tender, full of flavor and crunch.

10 Great Ways to Use Root Vegetables
Find great ideas for using root vegetables like carrots.

Taste of Different Color Carrots
Notice those white or purple carrots at the market and wonder how they taste? See how different color carrots taste below.

Creamy Carrot Sunchoke Soup
Sweet carrots and sunchokes make a delicious soup when cooked together.

Peas and Carrots
Peas and carrots are and easy spring classic.

Carrot Kohlrabi Slaw
Carrots and kohlrabi slaw gets a ton of flavor from a mustard-rich dressing.

Spicy Potatoes, Cabbage & Carrots
This dish of potatoes, cabbage, and carrots cooked in a mildly spicy and extremely flavorful mix of ginger, tumeric, and pepper is inspired by a traditional Ethiopian stew. It is definitely one of those easy dishes that tastes like more than its individual parts.

Roast Carrots
Roasting carrots brings out their sweet inner natures. See how easy it is to roast carrots here.

Steamed Carrots
See how easy it is to steam carrots.

Vietnamese Spring Noodle Salad
The fresh herbs, tender lettuces, and sweet onions of spring make this Vietnamese Spring Noodle Salad delicious. It's also a snap to pull together for a quick dinner and endlessly flexible.

What Are Baby Carrots?
See what baby carrots are (and aren't).

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