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July 2, 2011

Beets Two Ways

My Southside Star Community is finally producing something.  The weather in Minnesota has been very wet this summer until July.  Consequently, everything is very late.  I should have had that cherry tomatoes at least 2 weeks ago.  But today I picked a pretty bunch of rainbow chard, a baby zucchini with the flower still on, a couple more cherry tomatoes and a long green garden salsa pepper.  

For dinner I had beets two ways.  I chopped all the chard and sautéed it in butter with onions and garlic, then shaved parmesan cheese over it.  Then I made a sweet and sour salad with blue cheese and some roasted beets from the farmers market.  Awesome.  Granted my pee will be purple for a week, but it was still good. 

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