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Old 07-12-2013, 07:47 PM   #1
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Turnips

Can anyone give advise on how to prepare turnips?

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Old 07-12-2013, 11:12 PM   #2
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Sure. Peel, cut into chunks, put in boiling water till tender when pierced by a fork. Drain. Mash the heck out of them with a potato masher. While mashing, add salt, butter, maybe a bit of sugar, white or brown, your choice, or not. More butter.

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Old 07-13-2013, 01:26 AM   #3
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This may or may not be helpful, depending on the gear you have! The best turnips I've ever tasted were ones I cooked sous vide. Just slice them about 1/2" thick and bag them with butter, salt and pepper. Seal and cook them for 50 minutes at 185 F.
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Old 07-13-2013, 01:55 AM   #4
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I like adding cut up chunks to my beef stew or vegetable beef soup.
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I like turnips boiled with greens and some bacon grease in the water. 'Course, I like turnips any way they are prepared.
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Old 07-13-2013, 07:49 AM   #6
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I like them in Cornish Pasties. Wherever it says "Rutabaga" in the recipe, just replace with the word "Turnip". The flavor is very similar.

Turnips are also great in beef stew.
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Old 07-13-2013, 08:00 AM   #7
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Mashed turnips were always part of our Thanksgiving dinner.

We also tossed a few chunks into a pot roast with the other vegetables.

Might as well cover all the bases and finish dinner with this!

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Old 07-14-2013, 06:09 PM   #8
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My wife found a slaw recipe in her search. Thanks for your replies.
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Old 10-29-2014, 09:30 PM   #9
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Mashed turnips were always part of our Thanksgiving dinner.
I have never heard of mashed turnips, is this something that is common for Thanksgiving dinner? I personally have only had turnips in soup, but even then it was a rare occurrence.
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Mashed turnips were always part of our Thanksgiving dinner.
Same here. Better than potatoes, as far as I'm concerned.
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