I am debuting a new feature on the blog today: the "New Food of the Week." Every Monday I'll post a description of a new food we introduced CC to, along with a picture of her trying it.
This week: CARROTS! I steamed some organic baby carrots last night, let them cool, and pureed them in my food processor. Huh. They didn't puree as smoothly as I expected. Maybe I'm doing something wrong? I will have to do a little more research on that front. But eventually they were smooth enough for me to feel comfortable feeding them to CC.
Matt and I both really like carrots, so I assumed CC would too. Not so, apparently. At least not yet. I've read that you have to offer a new food to a baby up to 20 times before they decide whether or not they like it. Last night she had about 4 spoonfuls, making horrible faces, before she began shrinking back from the spoon and coughing/retching.
We will continue giving her carrots every evening this week, and maybe she'll start liking them.