"I'm a 78-year-old who does my own cooking," writes Robert Wahlfeldt. The Danville, Illinois cook shares this colorful microwave side dish ideal for casual meals. It gets its zest from a tart yet sweet citrus glaze.
Glazed carrots are a classic side dish for all kinds of special occasions. They're the perfect accompaniment for all kinds of main entrees. This recipe is very easy to put together, leaving your oven and stove top free for other cooking creations.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
For weeknights, holidays and special events, we make a sweet and tangy carrot dish flavored with ginger, lemon juice and honey. Make it ahead and reheat in the oven if needed or swap out the almonds for pecans. —Laura Mims, Little Elm, Texas
Here's a wonderful accompaniment to just about any main dish, whether for a holiday or not. The carrots are sauteed in a sweet orange butter sauce with a unique blend of spices. —Angela Bartow, Cato, Wisconsin
When things get busy and hectic on a special holiday, such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, these delicious glazed carrots are my "rescue me" side dish because they cook while I'm preparing other parts of the meal. Also, I'm able to use my oven for other dishes, like the turkey!—Anndrea Bailey, Huntington Beach, California
These beautifully glazed baby carrots from Nella Parker in Hersey, Michigan are dressed up enough for any holiday feast. The family will savor their fresh peachy-orange flavor and you’ll go for the easy one-skillet preparation.