Pickled Beet and Chorizo Orzo Salad

It’s the time of year when cold salads abound, from the classic potato and pasta salads, staples of most summer barbecues, to the healthier whole grain salads such as quinoa tabouli and blue cheese farro.  An all-in-one salad that is cool, light, refreshing, and nourishing is a staple to my summer diet, and every year…

Beet Pickled Deviled Eggs

I made these over the Holidays.  I could not resist the bright colors, and the pickling gives the eggs a lovely tangy flavor.  I over pickled this batch.  It is best if you only leave the eggs to pickle overnight, instead of the entire week I gave this batch.  You live, you learn, and if…

Grilled Beets with Tahini

Grilled Beets (because it’s too warm out to roast them in the oven and boiling them is a pain) + Tahini (to add a level of richness that contrasts with the sweetness of the beets) = a hearty summer dish! Ingredients: 4 Beets – peeled and sliced into round of about 1/4″ thickness 1 tbsp…

Pickled Beets

This is another wonderful canning recipe adapted from Liana Krissoff’s Canning for a New Generation.   As you might be able to tell, I was on a canning kick last week: two different kinds of pickled pears, cranberry and pear chutney, and now some pickled beets.  This is all part of the Thanksgiving prep.  I was invited…