use the leftover sweet and sour red beet juice syrup to make "red beet eggs": poor 2 1/2 c cooled syrup over 6 peeled hardboiled eggs and let them soak overnight in the refridgerator. yum yum!
- scrub beets and remove tops.
- Cook beets until tender.
- Drain and reserve beet juice.
- Remove skins and cut beets into chunks.
- Combine vinegar, juice, sugar,& spices.
- Bring to a boil. Remove spices. Add beet chunks and boil again. Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal.