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Easy Pickled Beets

I had pickled beets for lunch today and they were one of the most delicious things I’ve ever eaten.  I don’t know how I managed to make it so long in life without knowing how great beets are.

A quick search on the internet reveals multiple pickling recipes, but all have some commonality: Boil, steam, or roast beets until tender.  Boil a mixture of 1 c sugar, 1 c water, 1 c vinegar, and 1 tsp of salt, along with whatever spices you like (scale up depending on how many beets you’re pickling).  Jar and wait.

The actual details vary a bit.  Some recommend white vinegar, others cider.  Some people can, whilst other just put it in the fridge and eat it quickly.  Soak times vary from 1 hour to 1 week. Continue reading Easy Pickled Beets

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