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Beets are one of the healthiest vegetables out there, but they can inspire a different breed of vegetable-hatred. With a few simple tips, you can transform these earthy bulbs into a delectable dish that even the surest beet-hater will love (we're speaking from experience, here!). While beets are available year-round, they reach their peak freshness during the fall. Roast the beets whole to bring out their unique sweetness, then chop them up and enjoy them in a fresh spinach salad. Or highlight the whole beet by sautéing the greens with garlic and tossing with the chopped roasted bulbs and crumbled goat cheese.

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  1. jameswilson November 26, 2013 at 12:28 pm
    Eat you vegetables children..Brussels sprouts are "brain-food," which I need a few tons of...daily. Today, when I think of Brussels sprouts, I think of the movie with Elaine May and Walter Matthau; "A New Leaf". I also think, nay.. "feel" of the way my wife prepared them. She did some kind of a sauce and a glaze. Our Thanksgiving table, back in the very old days, had at least a dozen vegetables on the table and side-board.
  2. JennaK November 19, 2013 at 12:46 pm
    Support your local farmers by purchasing locally resourced foods. Farmers markets and community supported agriculture groups are a great place to find fresh and wonderful foods.