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  • Beanstew posted an update 4 years, 1 month ago

    Have a large surplus of one of the most uncharismatic of vegetables – the humble turnip – and have pulled the remainder of a row of these out, to encourage a struggling row of parsnips which they were smothering. The prospect of steamed or braised turnips at every meal does much to smother appetite – but I have found this recipe which sounds OK.
    http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/skillet-turnips-and-potatoes-with-bacon. Will be trying it tonight – think there must be a good reason why nobody makes turnip soup.

    • We use them instead of swede when we have them Sheila, The skillet I am trying this year for the first time, is about five foot high and in flower, Good job I planted it at the back of the garden.

    • I’m sure you could blanch and freeze them Sheila? Or store in slightly damp sand?

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