|just picked. Tops go to the chickens and into the compost bin.|
|Rinsed outside with the hose.|
|Simmered til soft. Skins slide right off. What is removed goes into the compost too.|
|A pickling bath is prepared.|
|Beets and onions are added to the bath to simmer together for a few minutes.|
|Contents carefully put into sterile pint jars and processed in water bath for half an hour.|
While typing this post I heard 8 distinct, satisfying pings letting me know the jars are sealed. A good day's work.