Boiled Beets

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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Method

Wash, and cook whole in boiling water until soft; time required being from one to four hours. Old beets will never be tender, no matter how long they may be cooked. Drain and put in cold water, that skins may be easily removed. Serve cut in quarters or slices.