Category Archives: Beets

My Winter Salad

It’s easy to forget about the abundance of seasonal food during the short-days and long-nights of winter. I admit that I’ve become lazy when it comes to fixing meals – especially lunches that I can take to work with me. … Continue reading

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Georgia Summer Salad

In terms of local produce, this is just about my favorite time of year: local freestone peaches and tomatoes are just coming into season, and the herbs that I grow in big pots on my patio start to flourish. I’m … Continue reading

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Local Seasonal Vegetables and Greens with Reduced Balsamic Sauce

I only recently discovered that sautéing radishes transforms their flavor and turns them into a mild, crisp, barely-sweet addition to a meal. When I received another bunch of radishes (with their greens) in my CSA vegetable box on Tuesday I … Continue reading

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Marinated Beet Salad with Yogurt and Mint

I love beets – they’re easy to prepare, delicious hot, cold or room temperature, great on their own or added to another dish for a touch of color and sweetness. They’re versatile, healthy and delicious. It’s hard to believe I … Continue reading

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Beet and Mango Black Bean Salad

I was looking for an easy side-dish to make with my dinner tonight that was a bit of a change of pace.  I had some fresh beets in my refrigerator, and while I love steamed beets I wanted something different … Continue reading

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Bison, Beets and Asparagus Two Ways

It’s always nice during a busy week when you can do one quick preparation and wind up with two meals. I’m not particularly adept at meal planning, and even worse at making effective use of leftovers. So on the rare … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Winter salads are a fun challenge when cooking with locally-produced foods (or at least as many local foods as possible). My CSA veggie boxes have been full of wonderful root vegetables for the past few weeks, so when I decided … Continue reading

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Winter Greens Salad with Fig-Citrus Vinaigrette

One of my latest food-related revelations is that fresh salads aren’t just a summer-time pleasure.  I’ve received a lot of greens in my local CSA veggie box over the past few weeks, and that’s encouraged me to put together a … Continue reading

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Three Minute Salad

I love it when I can turn leftovers into a really nutritions meal. I love it even more when the meal takes me less than five minutes to prepare. I was running late for work, but wanted to put together … Continue reading

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Winter Spinach Salad with Turnips, Beets, and Radishes

One of the fun aspects of my CSA Vegetable Box is identifying the various things in it. Included in this week’s box were two bags of greens. One bag I was able to identify as mixed braising greens. I was … Continue reading

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