Honeysuckle Carrots

1 lb fresh carrots, peeled, quartered lengthwise and cut into 2-inch sticks
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tbs butter or margarine
2 tbs honey
1 tbs cornstarch
1 tbs water
1/3 cup pecans, chopped

Place carrots in 1-1/2-quart round casserole. Add orange juice, butter and honey; cover with lid or plastic wrap, venting one side. Microwave on HIGH (100%) 8 to 10 minutes, stirring halfway through. Combine cornstarch with water in 1-cup glass measure. Drain liquid from carrots into cornstarch mixture; blend. Microwave on HIGH (100%) 30 seconds, or until mixture thickens. Pour glaze over carrots and stir in pecans. Reheat if needed.

Makes 8 servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana