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Carrots

Were purple until the late 16th century when Dutch growers took mutant yellow and white carrots and bred orange carrots that had more flesh and flavour.

Beetroot

A big time saver in the kitchen is roasting beets whole. Wrap the beets in foil with a bit of coarse salt and olive oil. Toss them in the oven to roast. When they’re done, the skins will slip off easily. This saves lots of time peeling and keeps your hands from getting stained. Pamela …

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Keeping carrots

The greens at the top of carrots will continue to suck the nutrients out of the carrot when you store them. Cutting them off can make them last longer. If you want to squeeze a bit more time out of them, The Kitchn also suggests storing them in a covered, water-filled container. In fact, a …

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