Miss Nerva’s Harvard Beets

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Miss Nerva’s Harvard Beets
Categories: Vegetable, Dixie, Nerva, Side dish, Southern
Yield: 6 servings

1/2 c  White sugar
1/4 Karo corn syrup
4 ts Cornstarch
1/2 ts Cloves ground
1/3 c  White vinegar
1/3 c  Water
2 ea 15 oz cans sliced beets drained
3 tb Butter
Salt & pepper to taste

Mix sugar, Karo syrup, cornstarch, cloves, vinegar & water.
Bring to a boil then cook for 5 mins.
Add your beets to this liquid then simmer for 30 mins. over low-heat.
Stir in butter, salt & pepper then remove from heat.
Serve warm or chilled.

ORIGIN: Nerva Foster, Tallahassee-FL, circa 1983

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Viet Nam vet with the usual baggage but mine is now packed away. Public health specialist & medical anthropologist have worked all over the globe, most recent work since 1988 in the former Soviet Union (now the CIS/NIS) & based out of Flo

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