beets

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Crisp Chioggia beet and Fuji apple salad

Recipe: Crisp Chioggia beet and Fuji apple salad

Lately all the talk shows, magazines and public relations companies are all atwitter about local foods this and farm-to-table that, repeating those buzzwords over and over and over, until you just want to say, "Enough!". Especially for most of us ...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Springtime roasted baby beet salad with kumquat vinaigrette

Mar 11, 2013
Recipe: Springtime roasted baby beet salad with kumquat vinaigrette

 Springtime in Sacramento is absolutely gorgeous. All the cherry blossom trees in my neighborhood are in full bloom right now, the daffodils are out and ready to play, and kumquats are in season. Now Mr.S. hates kumquats but I, on t...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Beet-walnut pâté

Recipe: Beet-walnut pâté

Beet-walnut pâtéPrep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 45 to 90 minutes Makes 1 1/2 cups Pounding the walnuts with a mortar and pestle helps give this pâté its creamy texture. Its deep purple color looks striking in a servi...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipes: Beet and snap pea salad with ricotta

Recipes: Beet and snap pea salad with ricotta

Beet and Snap Pea Salad With RicottaPrep time: 25 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes (plus time to make ricotta) Serves 6 Here, raw beets provide a flavor foundation for fresh snap peas. The beets may stain your hands temporarily, but they'...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Beet and tomato bisque

Serves 8 This soup is a looker: beautifully crimson and quite thick. It can be served hot or cold. From Debbie Amster, a holistic health coach, cooking teacher and healthful-foods caterer based in Olney, Md. INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive ...

Tates Kitchen
Recipe: Roasted beet and fennel salad

Jun 21, 2012
Recipe: Roasted beet and fennel salad

The idea for this came from French Food at Home with Laura Calder. I don't actually remember if she used beets in her recipe but I needed to use mine up so here they are.Most of the ingredients for this also came from my Farmer's market visit.And ...

Sacatomato
Recipe: Roasted beets and feta

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Jun 4, 2012
Recipe: Roasted beets and feta

Roasted beets aren’t anything new.  They proudly made hands red and puckered faces for the longest time then their cousins showed up and stole the show.  Along came the golden one and not far behind, the heirloom Chioggia.  These two made an impression but there’s just something about the rich garnet color of the...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Roasted beet and bacon sliders with garlic aioli and fresh pepper

Recipe: Roasted beet and bacon sliders with garlic aioli and fresh pepper

Sliders made with beets? Blogger UnChu Littlefield roasts them, sprinkles them with bacon and serves them sliced on soft rolls.Roasted beet and bacon sliders with garlic aioli and fresh pepper Makes 4 to 5 sliders Here's a twist on mini-b...

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A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Beet and ricotta ravioli with butter and sage sauce

Mar 30, 2012
Recipe: Beet and ricotta ravioli with butter and sage sauce

Lately I've been fascinated with ravioli. Not the meat-stuffed Chef Boyardee kind but rather homemade ravioli stuffed with veggies. I've been picking up fresh wonton wrappers at the Mei Mei Noodle Factory (the #7 dumpling wrapper) and ma...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Roasted beet salad with feta

Mar 21, 2012
Recipe: Roasted beet salad with feta

Growing up we never ate beets in our household, it was just one of those vegetables that my mom never cooked for dinner. Daikon, natto, gobo root- sure...beets? Nope. So, my first encounter with beets didn't come until I was well into college and unfor...



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