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Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

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Nothing else in the spectrum of the vegetable kingdom can touch the deep magenta of beets. From midsummer through the fall in the Lowcountry, freshly dug beets are a colorful addition to a plate of summer greens and yellows. Choose beets that are small and firm. Trim the stems about 2 inches above the bulbous root and leave the pointed root intact. Boil or bake them whole and unpeeled so that they