Tag Archives: Beet Greens

A Lettuce Less Salad Garden

I am giving up growing lettuce. When I first started my food garden I somehow felt obligated to grow lettuce. I looked at so many enticing pictures of small gardens packed with lush, decorative, colourful lettuces it somehow seemed mandatory. … Continue reading

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My Beets Aren’t Sweet-The Cure for Growing Bitter Beets and Chard

In one quick word Borax! The first time I attempted to grow beets and chard they all came up inedible bitter and miscoloured. The “master gardeners” at the local garden centre suggested drought can also cause poor taste and white … Continue reading

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T’is the Season of Snacks and Parties-Hot Baked Spinach Dip

who has attended a fall or winter gathering where there was not some version of spinach dip being served? For my own home grown twist on this old standby I am using bulls blood beet leaves instead of spinach. In … Continue reading

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Cooking with Beet Greens

Over Cooked Sweet and Sour Beet Leaves It seems like every year around this time  I end up with a fridge full of beet greens.  There are only so many bitter sauted greens and garlic I can do for myself, … Continue reading

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