Quinn on Nutrition: What about beets?

It’s beet season in our neighbor’s garden. (Hint, hint … yes, I love homegrown beets!) We call them “beets” here in the U.S. and Canada. In Britain, they are more accurately referred to as “beetroot” since a beet is actually the edible taproot that grows under the ground. Beet greens […]

Quinn on Nutrition: Beets and borscht

My readers keep me on my toes, for sure. Here are some questions that merit more attention. Regarding the recent column on beets, Dennis S. writes: “How can one write about beets without mentioning borscht???” How can one, indeed?!! Borscht (pronounced “borscht”) is a tart, beet-based soup which originated in […]