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by Caitlin Saniga

Three-beet salad with purple potatoes, red beans and sauerkraut

My family heritage is partially Ukrainian and Slovakian, but I somehow missed out on world of beets and borscht while I was growing up. Now that I’ve discovered my love of beets, I’m making up for lost time.


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by Caitlin Saniga

Shaved candy cane beets and tomatoes with spicy oregano

I’ve always wanted to┬ámake something with candy cane beets because they’re so gorgeous. I knew that roasting and other heavy heat methods of cooking can mute the striped pattern, so I thought that if I sliced the beets thinly enough, they wouldn’t need to be cooked as much. The super-fine raw beets weren’t bad, but in the end I decided to steam them, which helped. Placing them in a single layer encouraged them to soften quickly and preserved the pretty red-and-white pattern.

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