beets - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Cruising & Liveaboard Forum > Provisioning
 Not a Member? 


Like Tree6Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-26-2014
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Wilmslow is on a distinguished road
beets

Guys, I've got a recipe that says to use canned beets. I've never seen them in the UK. What are they? Could somebody tell me?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 02-26-2014
Geoff54's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 696
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 3
Geoff54 is on a distinguished road
Re: beets

Beetroot.
I don't recall seeing them canned in the UK but fresh are easy to find.
__________________
"The great thing about the internet is that you can quote anyone and no one will bother to check the source" - Aristotle
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 02-26-2014
svHyLyte's Avatar
Old as Dirt!
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tampa Bay Area
Posts: 2,791
Thanks: 15
Thanked 113 Times in 107 Posts
Rep Power: 6
svHyLyte is on a distinguished road
Re: beets

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wilmslow View Post
Guys, I've got a recipe that says to use canned beets. I've never seen them in the UK. What are they? Could somebody tell me?
__________________
"It is not so much for its beauty that the sea makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from the waves, that so wonderfully renews a weary spirit."
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 02-26-2014
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 45
Thanks: 3
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 0
jeremiahblatz is on a distinguished road
Re: beets

Also note that beets, if kept cool and dry, pretty much last forever. Also are delicious.
tdw and T37Chef like this.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 02-26-2014
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Beacon, NY
Posts: 2,088
Thanks: 17
Thanked 70 Times in 67 Posts
Rep Power: 8
miatapaul is on a distinguished road
Re: beets

Canned beet root. Comes whole and sliced (most common). If all you can get is fresh, you would have to peel it, and boil till almost tender to substitute for canned. (assuming the cooking time is not long enough to cook it) The juice in the can if included in the recipe could be substituted by the cooking liquid from above. If you are going to use the cooking liquid I would just cover the beets to use as little as possible so it picks up as much flavor as possible.



By the way the juice can be used for for coloring.

Last edited by miatapaul; 02-26-2014 at 03:16 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 02-26-2014
tdw's Avatar
tdw tdw is online now
Super Fuzzy Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 14,562
Thanks: 5
Thanked 72 Times in 67 Posts
Rep Power: 10
tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough
Re: beets

Maybe confusion is caused because the Brits call what we and I think going on my knowledge of Popeye cartoons, the US call Spinach, SilverBeet. English Spinach is a different critter.

Fresh cooked Beetroot is an absolute joy. There are numerous ways to cook but one of my favourites is wrapped in tinfoil, baked then served with chives and sour cream ... just like a baked potato. Top notch tucker but when you peer into the toilet bowl in the morning its best to remember what you ate the night before. Scared the daylights out of me.

I am curious to know what recipe requires canned beetroot.
__________________
Andrew B

"Do you think God gets stoned? I think so... Look at the platypus." Robin Williams.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 02-26-2014
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: South of Albuquerque
Posts: 406
Thanks: 0
Thanked 15 Times in 13 Posts
Rep Power: 2
desert rat is on a distinguished road
Re: beets

the only other name I know for beet is rutabega.
__________________
Zen is a matter of recognizing reality.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 02-26-2014
Minnesail's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 983
Thanks: 129
Thanked 35 Times in 34 Posts
Rep Power: 2
Minnesail is on a distinguished road
Re: beets

Quote:
Originally Posted by tdw View Post
Fresh cooked Beetroot is an absolute joy. There are numerous ways to cook but one of my favourites is wrapped in tinfoil, baked then served with chives and sour cream ... just like a baked potato.
That is my favorite way to eat beets too, delicious. I usually get a few from my garden, but this year the slugs got to them too much.

I have seen salad recipes that call for canned beet.
__________________
Catalina 22
on a starboard tack
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 02-26-2014
Tim R.'s Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Portland, Maine
Posts: 1,541
Thanks: 1
Thanked 27 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 12
Tim R. is on a distinguished road
Re: beets

Pickled beets are great on salads and then I use the brine to pickle hard boiled eggs. Yum.
__________________
Tim R.
Out cruising
1997 Caliber 40LRC

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

-----------------------------------------------------
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #10  
Old 02-26-2014
GeorgeB's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Alameda, San Francisco Bay
Posts: 1,533
Thanks: 1
Thanked 39 Times in 38 Posts
Rep Power: 10
GeorgeB is on a distinguished road
Re: beets

Rutabega is a member of the turnup family. Beet is part of the beet family.
__________________
George B
2000 Catalina 34 MkII
Alameda, Ca.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:27 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.