Wash and wrap the beets in tin-foil, drizzle with olive oil, roast in a 400 degree oven for 1 hour.
|Save the oil, it add a pretty color to homemade dressing|
Allow to cool slightly, and peel the skins off with your hands. Immediately wash your hands. Beets stain the crap out of anything they touch.
|bloody beet massacre|
Slice thinly. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and a squeeze of orange juice. Top with bleu or gorgonzola cheese, walnuts, and dried cranberries. You can serve this warm or cold.
|beets blend with purple plates|