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How to remove soil smell from beetroots?

I buy veggies from local store (not organic). When I cook, I get the soil smell from it. How can I avoid it? any precooking process can help? Thanks in advance.
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Using beet stock

There's a pot full of water left over after boiling beets. I know beets are full of good stuff. I'd rather not throw this beet stock down the drain, but rather use it. How can this beet water or ...
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Are beets related to turnips?

We recently made fresh beets, which was a new experience for me, and I was surprised to discover that a freshly cooked fresh beet tastes quite like a similarly cooked turnip. Is there any connection ...
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beet stock shelf life [duplicate]

How long will beet stock be good in the fridge and is it obvious (odor or otherwise) if it's bad. I've had this beet stock for a while and I want to drink it but I'm a little nervous. It smells fine ...
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Bitter roasted beets

I just roasted some beets in the oven (as usual) but they turned out really bitter. Any idea why or what can I do to save them?
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Why does my beet kvass taste bad?

I took 4 medium beets, chopped them up in a medium dice, put the beets in a 1-gallon Pickl-It jar. I added 1 ½ tablespoon unrefined sea salt, added filtered water to ½ inch below lid, and closed with ...
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How to make beet kvass in Winter?

I often make fermented beet kvass. This was going well in summer, but now in the colder weather the environment is too cold for the kvass to ferment properly. The home temperature is 60F, but the ...
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How do I roast beets to easily remove the skins?

Ideally, when roasting beets, the skins should just come right off once they're done and cool. I don't seem to be good at this, though: sometimes they're great, and sometimes the skins are pretty ...
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How do beets bake up in flour?

I am thinking about incorporating some raw shredded beets in a vegan chocolate sheet cake. Since it is vegan, I will be substituting with Ener-G, chia, or flax egg substitutes and earth balance ...
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How do I cook beetroot

I've just pulled some beetroot out of my garden. I've never cooked beetroot before so would love a few suggestions.
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Are these beets still edible?

I boiled some beets last weekend but then had to travel unexpectedly. They have been in the fridge in a container. They have some light purple watery droplets on them now. Are they still edible? ...
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What are some ways to prepare beet greens?

Back in my home country beets are only sold as the roots; in the US they're always sold with the leaves attached to them. I know how to use the roots, but what are some interesting uses for the ...
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How can I tell whether beetroot is still edible?

I have some raw beetroot I bought about a week ago, having stored them at room temperature since. It's the first time I bought it raw, and I'm unsure whether it's still edible. It is already soft, ...
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Why roast beets in vinegar?

I have always roasted my beets in a bit of vinegar in the bottom of the pan like 1/4" or so. It is how I was taught. But why do it? What does the vinegar do for the beets?