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go beet red

  (American) also go as red as a beet (American)
to become very red in the face, usually because you are embarrassed
Usage notes: A beet is a small, round vegetable that is a very dark red/purple colour.
I only had to smile at him and he went beet red.
See also: beet, red

blow beets

tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. What was in that stew? I feel like I gotta blow beets.
See also: beet, blow
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Beyond meeting those demands, we are particularly excited that more consumers are embracing beets and their numerous health benefits C from boosting performance and stamina to improving overall heart health to even combating the effects of fatigue.
Plus, beets are incredibly flexible on temperature -- serve them warm, room temperature or chilled -- which is a huge bonus when planning food for holiday entertaining.
The scientists also observed that the beet varieties that exhibited the greatest rhizomania resistance and the best storability--indicated by the lowest levels of fungal growth and lowest levels of weight loss from root damage--also had the highest sugar levels.
We believe BEF will face considerable risks in increasing its sugar beet crop.
Yaqub, a tribal elder, said many people and farmers had found jobs since the factory was made functional, jacking up the price of a tonne of sugar beet from id="mce_marker"4 to $62.
Representatives of Talas region reported that representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture said that the beet would be accepted.
Farmers are requesting a 12% price increase for supplying one tonne of beets to factories due to high production costs, according to Sugar Groups Council Chairman Abdelwahab Allam.
Once the beets are tender, remove from the oven and immediately toss with the vinegar/honey mix.
Lawrence Mallinson, Managing Director, James White Drinks commented: "We developed the bar to provide an easier to consume alternative to our already popular Beet It Shots, which are very intense.
As well as the 14% uplift in the beet price we have also agreed a further enhancement to the Late Delivery Allowance to help address additional risks for the second half of the campaign.
For the beets: Wash beets thoroughly under cold water.
Proponents of the sugar beet subsidy, such as the owner of Lebanon's only sugar processing plant in Anjar, Raeef al-Kassem, argue that paying farmers a set price for a crop that can be produced, processed and sold in Lebanon will insulate struggling farmers in the Bek Valley from huge price fluctuations of commodities like potatoes and animal feed on the global market.
Agricultural Research Service researchers and colleagues have long been studying the potential of sugar beet pulp utilization.
but riot: soggy, and feed beets lightly with an organic fertilizer when tops are a few inches tall.
Beet greens deliver significant amounts of vitamins A and C, along with some [B.