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Beet Salad and Tofu Mayo

Last year, at one of the last Spenard farmer’s markets of the season, I came across a vendor with the most incredibly sweet and tender beets.  As I was picking through the beautiful bunches of ruby roots, the farmer came over and told me to ‘pick a good one’, because they were the last of his crop.  I made my selection and hurried home, beet tops overflowing my bags.  I hadn’t even unpacked all of my purchases before the beets were peeled and into the boiling water, and a fresh batch of tofu mayo was whirring away in the blender.  The resulting beet salad was so good that after lunch I walked directly back to the farmer’s market and bought every last beet he had.

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