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Old 12-01-2017, 04:52 PM   #11
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I had always julienned carrots the traditional way; cut rectangular planks out of the round carrot and cut those down to julienne.

Here is, I think, a better method I stumbled across. Cut the carrot on an extreme bias down the length of the carrot. This makes long oval planks that can then be easily julienned. Faster, less slicing and less waste.
I agree, especially if I don't have one of the specialty tools or if I'm only doing a smallish quantity. I shared that tip a few years ago: Julienne a carrot (with pix)
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Old 12-01-2017, 05:38 PM   #12
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I have that gadget like MsM and I use it a lot. I'll have to remember your slick tip Taxi and SP, as sometimes I'd like the pieces a little thicker than the gadget makes.
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Old 12-02-2017, 12:02 PM   #13
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I have one as well. It doesn't work as well as I hoped, but still the easiest way I have found. Pieces of the carrot break off and clog the peeler, and it's hard to find enough of the carrot to hold on to when nearing the end. Even with the negatives, it still gets regular use. I like adding carrots to cole slaw and salads.
I use this to hold the carrot when it gets small. I also use it to make nice slices of tomatoes and onions etc.. I wish I could remember the name of this tool. I'd like to gift one but can't find it because I don't know the name. (I've looked at every tool on the pampered chef site but can't find it)


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...I wish I could remember the name of this tool. I'd like to gift one but can't find it because I don't know the name. (I've looked at every tool on the pampered chef site but can't find it)


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Sometimes I hold those little bit of veg with a fork for cutting them.
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Old 12-05-2017, 02:51 PM   #17
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This is what I use OXO Good Grips julienne peeler

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