Delicious Recipes

Cold Beet and Cucumber Soup

Recipe courtesy Julia Child 4 medium beets, trimmed 3 to 4 scallions, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped 1 teaspoon grated fresh horseradish 1 tablespoon wine vinegar 1 cup beet juice 1 cup chicken broth Salt and freshly ground pepper Garnish: 1 cup sour...

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Beets in Orange Sauce

Serves 4 * 4 large beets, trimmed * 1 cup orange juice * 2 tablespoons sugar * 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter * 1 tablespoon minced orange peel (orange part only) * 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar Preheat oven to 400°F. Wrap 2 beets together in foil. Repeat with...

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Carrot and Beet Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette

1/4 cup minced shallot (onions will work as well) 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup rice vinegar (available at Asian markets and some supermarkets) 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/2 cup olive oil 4 cups finely...

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Basic Roasted Beets

1. To prepare the beets, wash but do not peel them or cut off the root. Cover with water in a large pot and boil for 15-20 minutes until the skin loosens. Remove from pot and let them cool enough that they can be handled. Rub the skin off with rubber gloves or, if the...

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Beet and Apple Saute

6 medium beets, boiled or roasted until tender 3 tablespoons butter 3 shallots, minced 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tart green apples, peeled, thinly sliced Salt and pepper 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar ½ cup toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped 1. Cook the minced shallots...

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Celeriac and Apple Salad with Tarragon and Roasted Walnuts

Celeriac and Apple Salad with Tarragon and Roasted Walnuts It probably isn’t often that you think ooooh, celariac, and your mouth waters. But this recipe could change all that. The key here is to be sure to cut the celeriac to matchstick-size, no bigger; it will...

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Roasted Beet Salad

1 pound baby beets, stems trimmed to 1 inch 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 head Bibb (Boston)...

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Roasted Beet Raita

1 cup yogurt 1 medium-sized beet, roasted ¼ cup toasted walnuts Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Cut beet into slivers or small cubes, mix with yogurt and chopped walnuts. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

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Cucumber Soup with Wasabi Avocado Cream

Cucumber Soup with Wasabi Avocado Cream Recipe courtesy Gourmet Magazine Prep Time: 25 minutes  Yield: 6 servings 3 English cucumbers (3 1/2 pound total), peeled and sliced 1/2 cup cold water 2 to 3 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar 2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus...

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Potato-Leek Soup

3-4 medium potatoes, scrubbed and diced 3 medium leeks, white and green part only, rinsed thoroughly to remove all dirt and then diced 3-4 cups chicken or vegetable broth butter for seasoning white pepper nutmeg milk or cream Sauté leeks in butter until...

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Summer Melon And Arugula Salad

(makes 6 servings) For the vinaigrette: 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup canola or other light vegetable oil 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil For the salad: 1 medium (about 3 cups) cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch slices 3 cups seedless watermelon, peeled and...

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