Alea’s Russian Borscht

As the soup cooks the beets release their color and produce a lovely red broth.

First off, I am not claiming this is an authentic Russian Borscht recipe. We were blessed to have a Russian exchange student,Yana, stay with us in 1996. When a neighbor asked her if she liked borscht, she said yes. But when our friend presented her with the bottled beet broth that is sold as borscht in America, her disappointment was obvious. When we returned home, I … [Read more...]