May be either baked or boiled; it will take from an hour and a half to three hours, according to the size of the root, to cook properly.

Beet Root Pickled

Boil the roots tender, peel, and cut them in what shape you please. Put them into a jar, and pour over them a hot pickle of vinegar, pepper, ginger, and sliced horse-radish- You may add capsicums and Cayenne.