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Chocolate-Beet Quick Bread

By Cat, Sept 7, 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) My birthday is just a few days away and I’ve been thinking about what kind of treat to make for myself. Then I saw this recipe in our daily newspaper, … Continue reading

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Anti-Cancer Juices (as for a fast)

By Cat, February 18, 2017  (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’m watching Chris Wark’s Square One: Healing Cancer Coaching Program, a series of online videos (1). In episodes 3 and 4, he talks about the anti-cancer diet, and provides recipes … Continue reading

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Homemade spicy tomato-veggie juice

By Cat, Jan, 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I have an old recipe for Easy Seafood Stew that calls for a can of V-8 juice and a can of stewed tomatoes. Now, there was a time when I would use … Continue reading

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Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

By Cat, Nov 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia – link unknown) See also: 1. Root Vegetables, About; Other Sites: 1. Mercola: Roasted Root Vegetables (1); 3. Best Health Magazine: 5 Reasons to Eat More Root Vegetables (3) Root vegetables have always been a part … Continue reading

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Beet & Potato Salad with Creamy Horseradish Dressing

by Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia – link no longer available) See also: Root Vegetables (About); Prepared or Lacto-Fermented Horseradish; Slow-Roast Beef Brisket Ever wondered how to dress up leftover brisket (or other roast beef)? This wonderful salad is just … Continue reading

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Harvard and Buttered Ginger Beets

by Cat, Dec 2007 See also: How to Cook Beets; Root Vegetables (About) Related recipe (external site): Baby Beets with Ginger This post includes two related recipes that are very showy, looking like garnets in a bowl: Harvard Beets: sliced cooked beets glazed with … Continue reading

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Raw Beet Salad

by Cat, Aug 2007 (photo from Wikimedia Commons)  See also: Root Vegetables (About); Beet, Fennel & Orange Salad I’ve adapted this recipe from the December 23, 2009 issue of the Daily Inter Lake newspaper (originally by Bonnie S Benwick in the Washington Post … Continue reading

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Beet, Fennel & Orange Salad

by Cat, Aug 2007 (photo from Wikimedia Commons)  See also: How to Cook Beets; Raw Beet Salad; Raspberry Vinaigrette; Balsamic Vinaigrette;  This salad is my own invention, and one of my favorites.  It looks like a bowl of gleaming red gems when served in … Continue reading

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How to Cook Beets

by Cat, Dec 2010 (photo from Wikimedia Commons)  Beets can be eaten raw (juiced, or finely shredded), and are especially good fermented (pickled beets).  But they can also be cooked. There are two good ways to cook beets: roasting or simmering; but … Continue reading

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Borscht – Eastern European Beet Soup

by Cat, Oct 2008 (photo from Wikimedia Commons)  See also: Root Vegetables (About), How to cook beets; and from Mercola: Benefits of Beets (3) Even though we ate a lot of beets when I was a child, I’d never had borscht, until … Continue reading

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