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Black Knight Carrots are a Purple Eastern Carrot that come from Turkey and are deep purple to nearly black in color with a contrasting white / yellow center. The easiest way to distinguish between Purple Western Carrots and Purple Eastern Carrots like the Black Knight Carrot are by the...
There are a number of types of Baby Bunched Carrots. The first type is what Smart Kitchen would call “true” Baby Carrots. These are actually full grown specimens of fast-maturing breeds of Carrots that have been bred to have a smaller, tender, taproot. True Baby Carrots are...
There are a number of types of Baby Carrots. The first type is what Smart Kitchen would call “true” Baby Carrots. These are actually full grown specimens of fast-maturing breeds of carrots that have been bred to have a smaller, tender, taproot. True Baby Carrots are cultivated as...
There are a number of types of Baby Micro Carrots. The first type is what Smart Kitchen would call “true” Baby Carrots. These are actually full grown specimens of fast-maturing breeds of Carrots that have been bred to have a smaller, tender, taproot. True Baby Carrots are...
Season Baby Mix Carrots are available year round. Pairings Allspice, Almonds, Anise, Bacon, Basil, Bay Leaf, Beef, Brandy, Salted Butter, Unsalted Butter, Yogurt, Celery, Chervil, Tarragon, Chile Peppers, Dried Chile Peppers, Red Chile Peppers, Jalapeno, Chives, Cilantro, Cinnamon, Cloves,...
We are used to thinking of orange Carrots as normal but Baby Red Bunched Carrots have an unusual maroon color. There are both red Western Carrots and red Eastern Carrots. Western Red Carrots have a red external layer and bright orange flesh at their core. The orange color means that the...
White Carrots are a true Carrot, even though they are often confused with Parsnips. They are, in fact, an ancient Carrot that can trace its lineage back to Persia, Afghanistan and Pakistan. White Carrots are about 8 inches long (203 mm) with tapered, thin, nearly coreless roots. They are white...
Baby Bunched Yellow Carrots are an Eastern Carrot. Although harvested mainly for their roots, their Carrot Greens are also edible and have a sweet, grassy smell and taste. Season Under the right conditions, Carrots take about 2-4 months to grow, which gardeners and farmers have...
Carrots are one of the Major Root Vegetables Used in the Kitchen.
Carrot Greens, or Carrot Tops, are the green, Parsley-like stem and leaves of the Carrot plant that rise from the ground as the Carrot grows. They are quite bitter, with a flavor reminiscent of a normal Carrot. In a blog posting in 2009, a reporter for The New York Times quoted an...
Chantenay Carrots are an orange Western Carrot and an heirloom Carrot variety. Chantenay Carrots are fatter than many Carrot types and shorter. Some would even call them Baby Carrots because of their diminutive length. They grow up to 5 inches (12.7 cm) but are most commonly found at...
Jumbo Carrots are specifically bred to reach an especially large size. They can grow as long as 9 inches (22.86 cm) without cracking, and still maintain a core color and store well. Jumbo Carrots are part of the Apiaceae plant family, which includes a number of other Vegetables and...
Nantes Carrots are a sweet heirloom variety of Carrot developed in France in 1870 and named for the French town of Nantes. The Nantes Carrot is medium-sized, can grow up to 7 inches long, in a nearly perfect cylinder. They are blunt and rounded on both ends. Nantes Carrots are part...
Purple Eastern Carrots are the original Eastern Carrot. Eastern Carrots, also called “Asian” Carrots, are one of the two main types of Carrots grown in the world today. As the name implies, Eastern Carrots are grown mostly in Russia, Asian and Middle Eastern countries. Modern...
Purple Haze Carrots are part of the Apiaceae plant family, which includes a number of other Vegetables and Herbs such as Parsley,Celery, Fennel, Chervil, Cumin, Parsnips and Celeriac. The modern domestic Carrot (Daucus carĊta, sativus) is the taproot of the Carrot plant which makes them,...
We are used to thinking of orange Carrots as normal but Red Carrots have an unusual maroon color. There are both red Western Carrots and red Eastern Carrots. Western Red Carrots have a red external layer and bright orange flesh at their core. The orange color means that the vitamin...
Romeo Carrots are a radish-style, Baby Carrot variety that produces 1-2” (2-5 cm) spherical carrots the size of very small Beets. They are especially beautiful in cross-section (when cut in half). There are three different types of categories of Baby Carrots. The first type,...
Round Carrots are globe shaped, quick growing Baby Carrots. There are a number of types of Baby Carrots and Round Carrots are “true” Baby Carrots, which means that they are actually full grown specimens of fast-maturing breeds of Carrots that have been bred to have a smaller,...
Yellow Eastern Carrots are, obviously, an Eastern Carrot that is yellow. They have a tender but firm, butter-colored tapered taproot that comes to a pencil thin point. Eastern Carrots, also called “Asian” Carrots, are one of the two main types of Carrots grown in the world...