Beets were my sworn enemy until I tried them like this, it's a great way to use root vegetables. I think the beets add a beautiful red color to the dish, but if it bothers you to serve pinkish vegetables, substitute parsnips, rutabaga, or any similar vegetable; be creative!
Jamaican Rum Punch (1/4 Cup Fresh Lime Juice 2 Cups Grenadine Syrup 2 Cups Jamaican Rum 1 Cup Coconut Rum 2 1/2 Cups Fresh Pineapple Juice 2 1/2 Cups Fresh Orange Juice Ice Orange Slices, For Garnish Pineapple Slices, For Garnish)
This Thai shrimp soup with button and straw mushrooms starts with a stock made from shrimp shells combined with slices of galangal, kaffir lime leaves, lemon grass and fish sauce. Garnish with cilantro.