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Old 11-04-2010, 05:35 PM   #1
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Hi everyone,

I came across this forum today as I was looking for ways to prepare the fresh beets that my neighbor gave me. I had never tasted or cooked beets and found some great tips and suggestions here.

Anyway, I do love to cook and experiment and I look forward to exploring this site.

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Old 11-04-2010, 05:47 PM   #2
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Old 11-04-2010, 05:59 PM   #3
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Old 11-04-2010, 06:07 PM   #4
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Old 11-04-2010, 06:10 PM   #5
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Welcome Nadia! And I like my beets boiled and then tossed with a bit of pickle brine to serve.
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Old 11-04-2010, 06:16 PM   #6
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I'm glad you're here Nadia! I'm sure you will love it here.

I love my beets pickled! I love cold pickled beet slices on a nice salad with bleu cheese dressing. Yum!

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Old 11-05-2010, 03:46 AM   #7
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Good morning from North Wales, I grew about 50lbs of beetroot this year, one way I like them is boiled whole, let to go cold,skin, sliced thin then dressed with balsamic, olive oil and sprinkled with fine chopped garlic and parsley.

They also freeze well after boiling.
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Old 11-05-2010, 05:37 AM   #8
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welcome, nadia.

my favourite way of making beets is to boil, skin, then grate them with freshly grated horseradish, white vinegar, black pepper, salt, and lemon.
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Old 11-05-2010, 06:09 AM   #9
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Old 11-05-2010, 08:00 AM   #10
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Welcome to the site. I have never been a fan of beets, but I have not tried them since I was a kid. I think it is time I give them another shot as I can picture them being something that I didn't like as a kid, but might as an adult.

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