Many garden companion plants also work well together in the kitchen. Here's why carrots and leeks grow (and simmer) well together.
FTW Kitchen: Good for What Ails ‘ya Ugly Carrot Soup
Made with a few peasant ingredients from all around, this soup is yummy, reduces inflammation, is soothing on the throat and pleasing to the eye.
FTW Kitchen: Rainbow Carrot Salad
Over-wintered carrots wake up and dance with some simple ingredients, and a zesty avocado dressing.
Rehydrate Your Roots!
Those wizened-looking roots of yours haven't gone bad: they're just dehydrated. You can revive them easily by immersing them in water for a few days.
Give me spring. Give me blustery, moorish mornings with ruffled robin feathers and lost umbrellas. Give me birdsong.
Work With Your Land, Not Against It
Rather than being discouraged by the fact that I will never be able to grow a decent tomato here, I've learned the lesson that working with the land I have is easier on both my wallet and my heart than fighting with it.