I think most everyone knows that I'm making all of Sage's baby food.
*well that's not 100% accurate. i usually buy one jar of a new type of food and feed it to her just to ensure that she doesn't have a bad reaction. afterwards i start making it myself. i figured it best not to make a million ounces of something she turns out to be allergic to...*
For some odd reason I CANNOT steam a stupid carrot. I've successfully made squash multiple times, sweet potatoes, sweet peas, etc...but for some reason a simple carrot is beyond my capabilities.
The first time I burned the pot. I use one of those steamer baskets and I put in the same amount of water that I had done for the squash-apparently, carrots take far longer to steam than squash and the water all evaporated the the pan burned.
Dana said: "Uh...Beth, something is smoking. And what is that smell??"
The bottom of the pot was literally bubbling...bad news.
So I dumped the pot, dumped the carrots and put the steamer basket in the wash.
The next time I tried to steam carrots, I got that same gross burnt teflon smell as before so Dana and I deduced that the steamer basket may have also been affected. So I tossed it.
Then I went to Walmart and bought a brand new steamer basket and all new carrots.
I tried again.
This time I swear I watched the pot.
I even added water again sometime in the middle.
Somehows I burnt it all up again.
Bottom of the pot was bubbling yet again.
I tossed the pot, steamer basket and the carrots again.
So far Sage is still without carrots-and we are down two pots, two steamer baskets and two bags of organic carrots.
Will someone please volunteer to come to my house and steam some stupid carrots?