I had never craved a carrot before, or fantasized about raiding an apple tree in a nearby garden.
Study participants who were themselves overweight viewed stick—but not carrot—policies as threatening.
In a large bowl, combine the eggs, oil, sugar, carrot, and apple.
Fennel, carrot, and Apple Slaw by Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh “The Hearty Boys” put a fresh twist on a classic summer side.
Ask your immediate neighbors to bring over a carrot or a potato, if possible.
If too white, put in a little of the juice of carrot to give it a yellow hue.
Widely, eagerly, he opened his mouth, to close his teeth upon—a carrot.
Small Potatoes, roughly hollowed out, or pieces of carrot, may be used as traps for wireworm and other vermin.
It snapped like a carrot about forty inches from the ground.
Put strings through the upper rim, fill the carrot cup with water, and hang it up in a sunny window.
1530s, from Middle French carrotte, from Latin carota, from Greek karoton "carrot," probably from PIE *kre-, from root *ker- "horn, head" (see horn (n.)); so called for its horn-like shape.
Originally white-rooted and a medicinal plant to the ancients, who used it as an aphrodisiac and to prevent poisoning. Not entirely distinguished from parsnips in ancient times. Reintroduced in Europe by Arabs c.1100. The orange carrot, which existed perhaps as early as 6c., probably began as a mutation of the Asian purple carrot and was cultivated into the modern edible plant 16c.-17c. in the Netherlands. Thus the word is used as a color name but not before 1670s in English, originally of red hair.