Posts Tagged “beets”

Beet slaw with bulgarian cheese & almonds

By | May 29, 2014


Whenever I use beets, I just can’t believe how pretty they are. I’ve boiled them, I’ve fried them, I’ve roasted them. And every time, that vibrant pink-purple thing has me wondering why I don’t just blanket our entire home in beets. One thing I’d never done, though, was eat them raw. It sounded weird to me, […]

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Roasted vegetable wheat berry salad

By | November 6, 2012

wheat berry salad 1a

This recipe and story first appeared in the Oct. 22, 2012 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my biweekly cooking column in Binah magazine. When I think back to all the tofu and brown rice that I ate as a kid, it’s a wonder I never tasted wheat berries until age 25. Wheat berries – those […]

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Roasted beets & butternut (Plus: Giveaway + Rosh Hashanah Blog Party!)

By | September 4, 2012

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Every time I cook with beets or butternut squash, I marvel at how pretty they are. When you put them together, it’s even better. Two jewel-toned vegetables playing off each other? Seriously gorgeous. I didn’t even edit the color hues in these photos. That’s right, no make up. These guys are just this pretty naturally. Don’t […]

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Beet & carrot latkes

By | December 25, 2011


Welcome to the planet’s prettiest latkes. I like the traditional potato version as much as the next girl, but…these are practically PINK! I couldn’t not make them. Speaking of which: One of the first things I noticed about this recipe was Savvima’s description of the latkes as jewel-toned. That made for an immediate bookmark. Natural jewel-toned food is just […]

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