Fresh beets are first steamed and then glazed, for a flavor-rich, low-calorie veggie side dish.
Crystallized—or candied—ginger is fresh gingerroot that has been boiled in a sugar syrup. Besides being a great ingredient, candied ginger is a tasty as-is snack.
Beets can also be steamed in an electric vegetable steamer. Just follow the timing guidelines given in the owner’s manual.