Beets are here! One of the most multipurpose vegetables, they are delicious in both sweet and savory dishes. Steam, roast, sauté, or can the root. Or use beet purée in a cake. Did you know beets were the secret ingredient in the original red velvet cakes? And don’t forget the leaves! Beets are closely related to chard and their leaves share the delicious flavor.
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