Summer has arrived, and I’m getting inspired again in the kitchen, as you can see from my recent blog posts. This weeks vegetable box inspired this recipe. Beets with the loveliest greens atop them were the centerpiece of box. Pickling was out of the question and I got to thinking of the refreshing chilled soups you find particularly in Eastern Europe ( Hungary and Russia).
I remembered I loved the beautiful beet based winter borscht with its beautiful ruby-red sheen. So what if I made a more tourmaline hued like borscht with a cream base, seasoned with fresh crisp apples, dill, and cucumber? A beautiful starter, with crisp bright flavors perfect for summer brunch? [Read More & Get Recipe]