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Beet Root Risotto

Happy Holidays! Where did the month of December go anyways? Shopping, wrapping, shipping, baking, cooking, hosting and my lap top dyeing (almost conveniently) a few days before boxing day has left me in disbelief of there only being a few … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet and Pea Leaf Salad with Hand Ground Tahini Dressing

I used pea leaves, pea flowers and pea shoots here, almost the very last off my dyeing sugar snap pea plants! Making tahini by hand is a lot of work but so good. The roasted beets are a bit oily, … 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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Growing White Beets

yet another novelty edible that I had never tried before I grew my own. I will definitely grow these again next year. White beets taste pretty much just like red beets perhaps a touch less sweetness but they have this … Continue reading

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