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Old 02-25-2011, 01:10 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by CWS4322 View Post
Actually, rutabagas are winter turnips. The "white/purple" turnips are summer turnips. My DH ordered turnip seed one year to surprise me. I was dismayed that the seed was "summer turnip" and not rutabagas. I don't know how to cook summer turnips!
I don't notice much difference between them except the colour and size. Rutabagas are usually larger.

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Old 02-25-2011, 11:25 PM   #12
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Well--I notice a difference in texture and taste...and rutabagas keep longer when stored for the winter. Guess that's why they are winter turnips <g>.

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Old 03-06-2011, 08:42 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Selkie View Post
Isn't that the same as you calling your rutabagas "Jill"?

What kind of cut do you use for rutabagas in pasties in order to get them to cook through and not be crunchy since nothing is pre-cooked? Ultra thin sliced?

I slice mine very thin before placing them in the pastry. I do saute the onions and celery a bit before placing in pastry. I use turnips and rutabagas. (Depending upon the season.) Same result.

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