The View from My Kitchen

Benvenuti! I hope you enjoy il panorama dalla mia cucina Italiana -- "the view from my Italian kitchen,"-- where I indulge my passion for Italian food and cooking. From here, I share some thoughts and ideas on food, as well as recipes and restaurant reviews, notes on travel, and a few garnishes from a lifetime in the entertainment industry.

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Sunday, October 10, 2010

Recipe: Maple Glazed Carrots

(Maple Glazed Carrots)

3 or 4 carrots, peeled and sliced or about 25 whole baby carrots, peeled and trimmed
2 tbsp unsalted butter
1/4 cup water
2 tbsp B-grade maple syrup

Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Add carrots and cook until tender, about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain.

Combine butter, water, syrup and salt in a medium skillet over medium-low heat. When butter is melted, mix in carrots and cover. Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer. Cook until most of the liquid evaporates, stirring frequently, approximately 8 minutes. Uncover, stir and cook about 1 minute more.

Serves 4

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