Barista's Beets Better Ben's Best

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Last week in episode 4 of The Beet Beat, we chronicled the escalating beet battle between Rachel Lehman, owner of Crema, and Ben Frank, one of her most creative customers.

Ben's offering was a prosciutto-topped beet crostini that made me want to lick my monitor. Never one to shrink from a challenge, Rachel fired back with this:

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She did not give up the recipe for her beet-stuffed ravioli, but even young Mr. Frank conceded defeat when confronted by this plate of buttery beetness. Maybe if you drop by Crema for a cuppa, Rachel would give up the goods. It couldn't hurt to try.

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