[Sca-cooks] I posed these questions to my kingdom....

David Friedman 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.
David Friedman

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