The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Getting By

 

October 27, 2021



I’m round and grow under the ground. My tall green tops taste good in soups and salads, but my red or golden root tastes nice and sweet. What am I? Answer: Beet

For those who grow a garden, is there anyone else who just recently dug up the rest of their crop of beets? Am I the only one? Regardless of having a garden or not, fresh beets may be a favorite of some people, but others may never have eaten or prepared them.

The color of beets range from dark purple to bright red, yellow or white. One variety, Chioggia and nicknamed “candy cane”, is red and white-striped. Beets are a source...



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