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Old 11-29-2017, 01:29 PM   #1
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Easy Carrot Julienne

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.

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Old 11-29-2017, 01:44 PM   #2
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This is the easiest way I've found.
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Old 11-29-2017, 02:45 PM   #3
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This is what I use OXO Good Grips julienne peeler

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Old 11-29-2017, 04:10 PM   #4
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This is what I use OXO Good Grips julienne peeler

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Oooohh, I like that! I might see about getting one in my Christmas stocking
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Old 11-29-2017, 04:40 PM   #5
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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.
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Old 11-29-2017, 05:26 PM   #6
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Well then, ditch your gadgets and try doing it by hand. Depend on your own knife skills.
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Old 11-29-2017, 06:00 PM   #7
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...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....
That's the prep cook's portion. Ditch the tool and eat that last bit of carrot.
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That's the prep cook's portion. Ditch the tool and eat that last bit of carrot.
That's what I do!

I snack on carrots
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Old 11-29-2017, 07:38 PM   #9
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I just use the larger hole side of my box grater. I know it's not 'julienned', but since I usually only make salad for one and prefer small slivers of carrot instead of chopped chunks, it works for me.
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I like to put Julienne carrot in my lo mein.
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