Beet & Citrus Salad

Bowl of chopped beets in a shiny dressing in a turquoise bowl

This is a very simple beet salad with a great combination of complex flavors. You can enjoy it at room temperature or refrigerate and serve it cold. In my experience, this salad is very popular, so it tends to go fast.   Big Picture You’ll steam the beets using a steam basket or in the […]

Golden Beets

Golden Beets Veggie Type: Root Season: Fall/Winter Peak months: For winter harvest, November-January Uses:  Golden Beet Inspiration More golden beet inspiration coming soon! Let us know on our Facebook page that you’re waiting for it and we’ll let you know as soon as it is available.

Simple Quick-Pickled Beets

A small white bowl containing slices of pickled beets on a plate with a quesadilla

This is a mild, slightly sweet quick-pickle and works well as a side dish or you can toss them into salads or sandwiches. Pictured above they are served with kale, cheese and black bean quesadillas.  Big Picture Many quick-pickle recipes do not require cooking first, but this one does. You’ll boil the beets and mix […]

Chioggia Beet

four chioggia beets

Chioggia Beet Veggie Type: Root Season: Generally found year-round (grown in the summer-fall and stored through the winter) Peak months: Harvested June-November Uses: Chioggia beets’ beautiful cross-section shows a pink and white bulls-eye emanating from the core. This distinctive pattern will fade when cooked, so chioggia beets are often eaten raw. Try them raw on […]

Beets (Red Round)

three beets

Beets (Red Round) Veggie Type: Root Season: Primarily considered a fall/winter vegetable, but also available in summer Peak months: June-October Uses: Beets are more versatile than you might think. When properly stored in a cool basement or in a vegetable drawer, they can last weeks or even months. Eat them steamed, roasted, or raw. Peeling […]