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    How to Cook and Serve Beets

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    Beets have a sweet, earthy taste. They can be eaten raw or cooked. If you bake or roast beets in their skins, you can enjoy that flavor at its most intense. How to Choose Beets Select beets that are firm with smooth skins and are heavy for their size. Avoid beets that are soft, flabby, […] More

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    Raw Beet Salad

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    A great beet salad for summer: shred raw beets and toss with a vinaigrette and lots of chopped parsley. Flavor. The sweet flavor of a beet’s root is affected by the speed of the plant’s growth. Beets that are allowed to mature more slowly in cooler soil and weather will be sweeter than those that […] More