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The beauty of beets: They taste like dirt

“I think the biggest think is that people think they taste like dirt. And in fact, that’s the beauty of them, is that they do taste like dirt,” says CALS horticulture professor Irwin Goldman, the nations only publicly supported beet breeder, in a segment on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Wisconsin Life. It’s posted on this website, along with Goldman’s recipe for roasted beets.