For Washing Beets use a small brush. It does the work better and saves time and fingers.
To Skin Beets Easily place them in a basin and pour boiling water over them; let stand a minute, then drain.
Best Way to Skin Beets Without Bleeding - put them in cold water as soon as cooked; then draw the hand gently down each beet and the skins will come off easily. Leave stems an inch long on beets and the color will not cook out.