Friday, July 17, 2009

Rerun: Beet Risotto


I visited the farmers' market yesterday at lunch and bought these beets. They're not the softball-sized ones I can find at the store, but these were smaller and even a little sweeter. They're one of my favorite farmers market finds. I buy them every year at least once.

The best part? They smelled like earth. You don't get the fresh from the ground smell from the supermarket.

I grew up eating canned beets but fresh are best. I used a few of them in Beet Risotto last night for dinner. If you think you don't like beets, you might try them in risotto. Everything is better with rice.

Beet Risotto

See the original post for more on beet risotto.

What's your favorite summer produce?

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