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Old 11-15-2012, 02:12 PM   #11
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I never peel turnips. I just wash them well. I don't peel veggies if they have good skins, all the nutrients are in the skin!

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Old 11-15-2012, 03:47 PM   #12
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Quite often there is a heavy layer of paraffin wax on the skin. I really don't like the idea of ingesting that. I never have a problem peeling turnips or rutabagas. I cut them in half from pole to pole. Then in half inch slices and peel. Just under the skin is a very light layer in color. Only about 1/8" wide. You should peel that layer off. It is very bitter and often the reason a lot of folks do not like turnip.

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Old 11-16-2012, 08:52 PM   #13
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We dont eat turnips, but with parsnip we peel the skins
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:42 PM   #14
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Always use turnips in soups and stews /casseroles, but peel first not hard with vegie peeler,

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