[Sca-cooks] I posed these questions to my kingdom....
ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Mon Dec 7 23:38:32 PST 2009
>>A couple of people have mentioned beets, but there are at least a
>>few period recipes that are really quite good.
>My husband is allergic to beets, when I cook them, even the smell
>drives him from the house. But they are one of my favorite
>vegetables. I even liked the pathetic canned beets so common in
>salad bars, but when beets are cooked whole, then peeled and sliced,
>they are spectacular.
When our daughter was quite little, there was a restaurant we
sometimes ate at that had, among other things, pickled beets. I
referred to them as "icky beets."
And so did she--when asking for them.
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