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I'm sitting in the cube, working on some documentation, and eating glazed carrots from the cafeteria. The carrots have a little too much crunch and are a mite lacking in flavoring. The pieces are cut unevenly, so that some are tiny and soft, whereas others are huge and chewy.

Nevertheless, I am grateful for the carrots. I missed my midmorning snack, and my stomach began making loud embarrassing gurgling noises. I went to the cafeteria to see if I could find something to shut it up; besides, I needed a vegetable side for my lunch. (Rice and [livejournal.com profile] neonnova's awesome chili does not a complete meal make.) Sure, I could have had a granola bar, but why eat dry, oversweet granola when carrots can be had?

The tragedy is that there are actually carrots in the refrigerator at home, and I already know how to make the best glazed carrots in the whole universe. I just haven't had the time. It's sad because these cafeteria carrots pale in comparison. Eating them makes me long for the Carrots that Should Have Been.

If there's time after I get home from rehearsal tonight, I fully intend to make a stock of glazed carrots. They reheat easily and well. I don't intend to be caught carrotless again.

Date: 2010-03-25 03:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pictsy.livejournal.com
I had to do an image search for glazed carrots because I had no idea what you were talking about. :) They look tasty!

Date: 2010-03-25 04:16 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kittenscribble.livejournal.com
Yep, they're fantastic! They turn soft and sweet and almost honeyed. Mmm, carrots.

Date: 2010-03-25 07:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] paleotheist.livejournal.com
You've never had glazed carrots? What's wrong with you?! Perhaps they were "imaginary" carrots ...

Date: 2010-03-25 07:33 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pictsy.livejournal.com
Maybe I had them and didn't know what they were called?

Date: 2010-03-25 08:31 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kittenscribble.livejournal.com
imaginary carrots: more complex, less filling!

Date: 2010-03-25 05:39 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] p-sunshine.livejournal.com
Looking at the recipe, those sound very yummy. I wonder if I could get P to eat them?

Date: 2010-03-25 08:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kittenscribble.livejournal.com
It's worth a shot. And if he balks, then well, more carrots for you!

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