Wash and scrape carrots
If carrots are very tender, it is not necessary to scrape them.
A thorough washing will be sufficient.
Carrots may be cooked whole, sliced crosswise or lengthwise.
Place sufficient carrots for your family inn a utensile which has a tight fitting lid.
Add 2 tbsp to 1/4 cp of water if cooking electrically, and 1/2 to 2/3 cp for any other type fuel.
Add 2 tbsp butter or fortified margerine, 1 tsp salt.
Bring to a quick steam then reduce heat.
If carrots are sliced thin, continue cooking 10 - 12 minutes.
Cook young tender carrots just pulled from the garden, the same length of time.
Older, whole carrots or large pieces of carrots should continue cooking 15-20 minutes.
Serve carrots with liquid remaining after cooking.