Winter’s Jewels: How to Grow and Cook Beets and Carrots

Learn how to cultivate and prepare beets and carrots, and get information on popular varieties of these root vegetables, from ‘Chioggia’ and ‘Bull’s Blood’ beets to ‘Mokum’ carrots.

Chioggia Beets
'Chioggia' beets, displaying their distinctive bull's-eye pattern, are mild and sweet.
Photo by Barbara Damrosch