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Recipe For Beets

Author: Editorial Staff
Issue: December, 2012, Page 103



HARVARD BEETS

Serves 6

12 medium beets
3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
Juice of 1 orange
Salt, cloves and nutmeg, to taste

 
BOIL beets in water. Once boiling, simmer 30-45 minutes (set aside 1 1/2 cups of water).

PEEL and dice beets once cool.

MELT butter over low heat in saucepan.

WHISK in remaining ingredients (including saved beet water) with melted butter until mixture is smooth and thick.

ADD beets. Stir until well-coated.

Adapted from the Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden-Fresh Cookbook
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