Why You Always Buy Beets with the Greens | Beetroot and Blood Orange Salad

Beets make me happy.  I know. But I love their color and their dense, earthy flavor, greatly enhanced by slow roasting them whole for what almost feels like too long. I make sure to buy them whole, with their greens attached.  Because beet greens are delicious.  I’ll show you an old family recipe for that… Read More Why You Always Buy Beets with the Greens | Beetroot and Blood Orange Salad

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A Cheerful Starter | Golden Beetroot and Radish Salad

This is a joyous way to start a meal.  It’s a beautiful salad, with ribbons of fresh golden beetroot, bold red radishes, freshly picked mint, and wild and aromatic dill.  There’s an Eastern European soul in there, but those delicious and time-honored ingredients take on a brighter, more modern tone.  It’s very simple and unfussy… Read More A Cheerful Starter | Golden Beetroot and Radish Salad

My Favorite Take Along Salad | Roasted Carrot and Beetroot

     Really, I am almost beside myself when I’ve got the ingredients for this one.  I can’t take credit for the perfection of a pairing that is a cumin vinaigrette, roasted beets and carrots, crisp tortilla and French cheese.  Look to the amazing Hugh Acheson of 5&10 in Athens, Georgia for that.  Look to him… Read More My Favorite Take Along Salad | Roasted Carrot and Beetroot