This how-to post is more about how not to waste beets, actually. I adore beets, but I confess I used to buy them with the best of intentions and let them go bad, simply because of the prep. So here’s my tip. My book will be available on February 14, 2017:
These gorgeous fuschia drinkies are simply packed with nutrients. And when it’s hot and I don’t feel like cooking, they are often a meal. This is a great way to sneak vegetables into food.
This hearty dish is an interesting answer to the question, “What is a salad?” It hails from the Ukraine and Russia, known there as venegret. Sturdy root vegetables are boiled, then combined with oil, onion, and sour pickles and served cold or room temperature.