3 pounds fresh beets OR 2 12 oz. cans shoestring beets 1 cup sugar 4 ounces blanched shredded almonds 1 1/2 lemons 1 1/4 cups honey 1 teaspoon ginger - (or less to taste) Boil, peel and grate fresh beets on large grater, or use shoestring beets. Bring sugar and honey to a rolling boil; add beets, lemon juice and rind. Cook 30 min. Add ginger and cook until thick, about 30 min. longer. Add almonds, cook for 5 min. stirring often.
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