<p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">We can&#8217;t say enough great things about beets.&#160; They are sweet, earthy, come in all shapes, sizes and colours. Best of all, beets are a super winter treat.</span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">Beets do really well in cold storage, so the lovely jewel-toned roots you are cooking and loving this week were actually harvested last fall.</span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">We see beets in three major colours; the classic red or purple beet, the sunny golden beet and the playful striped beet.&#160; Although all three varieties are similar in flavour, each type lends itself to different preparations.</span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">If you are looking to make your family&#8217;s famous borscht, reach for the purple beets to get that deep fuchsia hue.&#160; For a bright take on your favourite beet salad, try out the golden beets.&#160; Their warm colour and mellow sweetness pair well with a dark leafy green.&#160; For a showy addition to a plate, seek out the striped beets.&#160; Similarly sweet and earthy, the pronounced striping is fun and unexpected.&#160; </span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">There is truly a beet for every occasion and there is no better time to jump into the world of beets and find your best beet recipe.&#160; All week long we will be celebrating all beet-y things.&#160; Can&#8217;t Beat those Beets!</span></p>