Category: Beets

Farm Feast 2018

Farm Feast, 2018:  This summer, I took a little visit back to our family farm in California.  It was the height of the growing season and the produce was bursting with flavor and variety.  It struck me this visit, exactly what we in “land locked Switzerland” truly miss out on during the bountiful summer growing …

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Cacao-Beet Cake (Red Devil Cake)

Source: Julia (our farmer’s wife); cir. 2000 Don’t let the name of this cake, ‘cacao beet cake’ fool you.  I know is not the most appealing name given to a moist, chocolate cake but I also find the name appealing.  Who would ever imagine beets could be used as a main ingredient to any cake, …

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Delicious Beet Salad-with Fresh Mint

Source:  Myself; cir. 1997 Print Recipe Delicious Beet Salad-with fresh mint Guarantee: You will never buy a can of beets again! When our farmer grew the crop of beets in our field, I was so intrigued with their appearance, that I had to find a way to cook them, rather than toss them. I had …

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