I do, however, know that vegetables are important to your health. And since I am also trying to convince myself to care about my health, I've attempted to come up with clever ways to "disguise" my vegetables in the foods that I eat. For this reason, a good friend of mine gave me the Deceptively Delicious Cookbook, and I was shocked to see that you can put cooked, pureed carrots in fruit smoothies. I tried it, and guess what...
I couldn't even taste them!
So, I've taken to cooking and pureeing carrots in my free time.
There's only one problem with this new-found hobby: I am easily distracted and always forget that the carrots are on the stove steaming.
Twice now, I have come out of the bedroom (where I was doing something incredibly productive such as blogging) and thought, "What's that smell?" And then, with horror, remembered that over an hour before, I had put the carrots on the stove to steam with just a little bit of water.
Yeah, ruined the pan. Ruined the carrots too.
Currently, Ryan and I have NO saucepans because I have ruined all of them through my carrot-steaming mishaps.
This is what happened last night:
I think I am going to ask for one of these for my birthday. It has a timer and turns off by itself.
Again I say, hallelujah!