The Carrot Dog Story ~ a Tale of Skepticism and Amazement

On Thursday, t’was abundantly clear.
That the weekend was drawing quite near.
Please put on your grill something new for a thrill.
These carrot dogs are nothing to fear.

YUM ~ one of my FAVORITE stories

Carrot Dogs!

Carrot Dogs!

The Mercenary Researcher

Anyone that has any kind of contact with me, either in person or on Facebook, has probably heard me extol the deliciousness of carrot dogs.  I LOVE CARROT DOGS!!  What might you ask are carrot dogs?  That’s easy – they’re steamed whole carrots that are then seasoned and grilled – then eaten like a hot dog.  Condiment food is how I like to think of them. They are fabulous. Even non-vegetarians love them.  I didn’t merely want to talk about eating carrot dogs; I want to talk about the story of carrot dogs.  And, because it’s me writing this tale, there are bound to be tangents.

Look – here’s one now…

As you may or may not know, I worked for several years at a wonderful restaurant as a baker – I met a whole slew of fabulous people when there (it was the most fun I ever had…

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About Rutabaga the Mercenary Researcher

I'm a research librarian for Public Television, story teller, bike commuter, baker, music fiend, lover of reading & books, mother, wife, friend - and many more descriptive adjectives and nouns.
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26 Responses to The Carrot Dog Story ~ a Tale of Skepticism and Amazement

  1. And you question the existential purpose of beans on toast?

    Where should one put these comments on a reblog?

  2. unfetteredbs says:

    Carrot dogs??? What??? Oh my

  3. Carrie Rubin says:

    You’ve sold me. I can’t wait to try these! Not sure I’ll be able to convince my sons to eat them though. Maybe if I bribe them with a Cold Stone Creamery stop afterwards…

  4. I’ve turned a couple of people on to carrot dogs because of this!

  5. Le Clown says:

    Denise,
    When I received the notification for this post, I was all like: yeah! a short one… that is just perfect for my short attention span. Then I saw this, and I cried.
    Le Clown

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