Beet Shopping Tips

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.

Beet Cooking How-Tos

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook different types separately and then combine.

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Sliced beets and a tart green apple simmered in lemon juice and brown sugar.
Cut off all but 1 inch of the beet tops; do not pare or remove the roots. Drop the beets into enough boiling water to cover them, and cook them, uncovered, until they are tender, allowing 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the age of the beets. ...
The bright-red color of beets is appealing to babies, but be careful since this vegetable easily stains clothes. If you notice that subsequent diapers take on a reddish tint, don't be alarmed; it's normal for babies who eat beets.

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