Pureed Beets with Yogurt and Za’atar from Jerusalem

Saturday we had lunch with some friends, over in the cooler part of the bay area. It was nice to escape the heat–and even better to visit with our friends. I brought a couple of dips as appetizers and gambled on a new one that had caught my eye, Pureed Beets with Yogurt and Za’atar […]

Russian Salad from Verdura

I picked up a used copy of VERDURA: Vegetables Italian Style by Viana La Place after reading multiple posts on Chowhound about how great the recipes are. I’m quite glad I did. I’ve mostly been making the salads but there are lots of pastas, soups, antipasti and even main dish recipes as well.  This Russian […]

Harvard Beets

You can make these Harvard Beets with canned beets or roast or boiled fresh beets.  My girls both like these. It’s not a strong pickling, like pickled beets. More like a sweet and sour mild flavor.  

Pickled Beets and Beet Greens

I made these mustard and bread crumb pork chops again tonight. Forgot to take a picture but they are so easy and so good, you need to try them!  I threw some sweet potatoes in to bake with them, and then cooked some beet greens in a skillet when everything else was done. I picked […]

Salmon Two Ways and Very Simple Beets and Greens

I bought a lovely large piece of salmon for dinner the other night. At the store, I also picked up a bunch of beets (greens attached) and a mix of wild rice. My mom had brought down some ripe mangoes and she had then picked what I fear is the last of my tomatoes so […]