All posts by Valerie

I am an English major with a love of languages and fiction, and with an incurable travel bug. In my free time, I read fantasy, drink copious amounts of coffee, and like to go see movies. Culinary art means everything to me. My main hypostasis is the taster, though. The music school has taught me to appreciate the symphony of airy meringues, to create harmonious overtures of light snacks, hard rock of meat, fish, and vegetables on the grill. Choir classes have accustomed me to hear and feel the people nearby and create perfect harmonies of sounds.

15-Minute Boiled Beets

Boiled beets are tremendously versatile — people use them in many of their favorite recipes. Baked, boiled, fried, or pickled — they taste amazing! Besides, you can make incredibly delicious...