Category: Beets

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 season.  Sure, we …

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Cacao-Beet Cake (Red Devil Cake)

Cacao-Beet Cake:  source; Julia (our farmer’s wife); cir. 2000 Cacao-Beet Cake (Red Devil Cake) It was a total shock to me when I learned almost 18 years ago, that I could use beets in a cake recipe.  Our organic farmer has a CSA (community sponsored agriculture) program where he does a weekly ‘box’ delivery to …

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Delicious Beet Salad-with Fresh Mint

Source:  Myself; cir. 1997 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 very little …

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