Tag: beets

Russian Mimosa Salad with a Twist

Ingredients: 1 medium-large white potato 1 medium beet, cooked 4 eggs 1 8.8 oz can smoked sprats in oil (I used Riga brand), drained 1/2-1 teaspoon prepared horseradish mayonnaise (about 1/2 cup, maybe more) 1 bunch spring onions, sliced, greens only (save whites for another use) 2-3 oz brick sharp […]

Borscht with Pot Roast and Cabbage

Ingredients: 1 lb leftover pot roast, chopped (or other cooked stew/roasted beef) 1 carrot, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 1 onion, diced 2 cups (loosely) coarsely chopped cabbage 2-3 cups cut up roasted beets 2 bay leaves 1/2 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon black caraway (aka nigella, charnushka, kalonji) or try caraway […]

Autumn Salad with Cornbread Croutons

Ingredients: for the croutons: a few slices day-old cornbread (I used this country ham cornbread), cut into bite-sized cubes 2-3 tablespoons olive oil for the salad: 1/3 cup toasted walnut pieces* 3 small-medium roasted beets, chopped 1 cooked chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 small red […]

Pickled Beet and Gorgonzola Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 1 dozen hard-boiled eggs 1 16-oz jar sliced pickled beets 3-4 oz crumbled gorgonzola 1 tablespoon dijon 3 tablespoons mayonnaise freshly ground black pepper Directions: The night before you want to serve: Drain the beets reserving both the beets and the brine. Refrigerate the beets in an air-tight container. […]

Umami Lovers Salad

Ingredients: 4 oz smoked salmon, cut into bite-sized pieces 8 oz watercress 2 roasted beets, sliced 2 6 1/2 minute eggs, halved 3/4 lb thin asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 pint mixed cherry tomatoes, halved 2 “baby” cucumbers, sliced into coins dressing: 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons […]

Cara Cara Orange and Roasted Beet Couscous

Ingredients: 6 oz dried couscous 3 medium beets, roasted and diced (I used golden beets) 1/4 red onion, cut into half moons 1 small green chile, minced 1 Cara Cara orange, supremed 1 large carrot, sliced into half moons juice and zest of 1 Meyer lemon sea salt freshly ground […]

How-to: Sweet & Savory Blue Cheese Boards

You can’t beat a cheese board for holiday entertaining! Litehouse approached me to create a cheese board using their center cut cheese, which is cut from the center of a cheese wheel that has been aged 100 days,  and I jumped at the chance. I love having snacks for dinner and assembling […]

Golden Flannel Hash

Ingredients: 1/2 tablespoon butter 1/2 tablespoon canola oil 2 lbs Russet potatoes, cubed 3/4 lb corned beef, cubed 2 “baby” or “spring” Vidalia onions, greens and white parts chopped 2 yellow beets with greens* 1 bunch lacinato kale, chopped fresh thyme sea salt freshly ground black pepper fried eggs to […]

Mystery Chili

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb cubed sirloin or stew meat 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cubed roasted beets 4 cubanelle peppers, diced 1 onion, diced 15 oz (1 can) fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained 10 oz (1 can) diced tomatoes with chopped chiles, drained 30 oz (2 cans) dark red […]

Mediterranean Beet Salad

Ingredients: 10 oz cooked beets*, diced 2 “baby” cucumbers, diced 3 oz crumbled feta 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 bulb spring onion, cut into half moons for the dressing: juice of  1/2 lemon 3 tablespoon red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper […]