Pickled beets?

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    Sep 16, 2011 11:35 PM GMT
    I don't eat beets often, but I quite like them. So I thought I'd try pickled beets. They're...just okay. I'm wondering what you generally eat them with, or how you prepare them other than 'out of the jar', 'cause I can't say I'm a big fan of them on their own.
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    Sep 16, 2011 11:56 PM GMT
    Diced cooked beets are great with chopped raw onion as a summer salad. A lemon or lime based dressing can be used instead of one based on vinegar.
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    Sep 17, 2011 12:25 AM GMT
    I canned homegrown beets for years when we lived out in the country. The stuff you buy in jars is flavorless dreck. It's a very messy process but not really that difficult to do.
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    Sep 17, 2011 5:30 AM GMT
    ick beets

    Also I once juiced beets in my juicer. The color of the juice is the most stunningly rich and vibrant shade of fuchsia. It tastes like shit, though.
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    Sep 18, 2011 6:39 AM GMT
    Pickled beets are very common in Russian and Korean food. Russians like to use pickled beets in a lot of soups (namely borsch), salads, and potato dishes. Meanwhile I've had beet kimchi (spicy, fermented cabbage) at a few Korean restaurants.

    I recommend doing a recipe search online specifically searching for beets as a key ingredient. I'm sure you can find something interesting on Allrecipes.com.
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    Sep 18, 2011 7:43 AM GMT
    Pickled beets, or as theyre known here; beetroot.. comes in burgers, but then we like fried eggs in them as well...
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    Sep 18, 2011 9:44 AM GMT
    paradox saidDiced cooked beets are great with chopped raw onion as a summer salad. A lemon or lime based dressing can be used instead of one based on vinegar.


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    Sep 18, 2011 9:48 AM GMT
    bryanc_74 saidI don't eat beets often, but I quite like them. So I thought I'd try pickled beets. They're...just okay. I'm wondering what you generally eat them with, or how you prepare them other than 'out of the jar', 'cause I can't say I'm a big fan of them on their own.


    I just took a class in fermentation and finally tasted a preserved beet that I liked. Instead of pickled in vinegar they are fermented in a brine solution.
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    Sep 18, 2011 10:06 AM GMT
    I think of pickled beets as a condiment, not to be eaten on their own. I prefer roasted, or shredded raw beets in a salad with grapefruit.
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    Sep 18, 2011 10:17 AM GMT
    I love harvard beets!!
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    Sep 19, 2011 1:47 AM GMT
    yourname2000 saidBut my preference by far is to buy them raw and roast them (wrap them in foil, put them on a pan and roast at 350 for 45-60min). They have the most flavour this way and taste sweeter 'cos the sugars haven't leached out to the brine.


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    Sep 19, 2011 1:49 AM GMT
    Right outta the jar!
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    Sep 19, 2011 2:45 AM GMT
    I like them in a salad.
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    Oct 12, 2011 9:41 PM GMT
    MuchMoreThanMuscle said
    Ariodante saidick beets

    Also I once juiced beets in my juicer. The color of the juice is the most stunningly rich and vibrant shade of fuchsia. It tastes like shit, though.


    And if you drink enough of the beet juice your urine turns fuchsia as well. icon_cool.gif


    Fabulous fuchsia colored water sports anyone? icon_twisted.gif


    yummm, to the beets and the peeplay...icon_twisted.gif