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1. Use a vegetable brush to remove every speck of soil from carrots.
2. Hugh overgrown carrots are less tasty, and they may have a tough woody core which may need to be removed.
3. Carrots come in most colors (red, black, yellow, white and especially purple) except orange.
4. Store carrots with the green tops trimmed.
5. Although carrots can endure summer heat in many areas, they grow best when planted in early spring.
6. Carrots will keep for several weeks in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator in perforated plastic bags.
7. Peeling carrots is optional, but more necessary for older carrots.
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1. Storage carrots will keep in the refrigerator in a plastic bag up to 10 days.
2. Eating plenty of carrots, cabbage, broccoli and collard greens can help reduce breast cancer risk, especially among African American women, researchers claim.
3. To sweeten carrots, use honey, maple syrup or a sprinkle of sugar.