for the beets, how about boiling then skinning, then grating them, and mix the grated beets with some hot horseradish. you can also mix in some chunks of farmer's cheese, or crumbled feta.
it's a slovakian dish my mil made every easter.
in nomine patri, et fili, et spiritus sancti.
Meh nom eh noh...doot dooooo do do do.