So I intend to make most of the baby food we feed our son from fresh local produce. It's not that hard anyway, and baby food made that way actually tastes like something you might actually want to eat.
My first attempt: Major FAIL.
I cut up and steamed some carrots, then blended them with some of the water from steaming them. The blend was probably a little coarse for a six-month-old, but I think that part was actually okay.
I was at work when my wife first tried feeding it to him. His eyes bugged out and he started coughing and spitting it out. She had to scoop it out of his mouth. When I got home, my wife related this story to me and asked me, "Why is it spicy?"
Spicy? Steamed carrots?!
I tasted it myself, and sure enough, it's got a real kick to it. WTF? Well, it turns out I had made a tex-mex rice bowl earlier that evening, and I had used the same knife to cut up some hot peppers... I thought I had washed it off, but apparently not thoroughly enough.
D'oh! Sorry, baby!
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