Keith Johnson

One Good Turnip Deserves Another

CarbSmart Magazine Issue 5 July 2013

Finding turnips on a restaurant menu is a rare event, but smart chefs are rediscovering this versatile vegetable. Turnips can be baked, stir-fried, mashed, deep fried, stewed, hash browned, au gratined, pickled, roasted, grilled, or used in soups, and the leafy tops prepped like mustard greens. Inexpensive, under-appreciated and often overlooked, this cousin of mustard is fairly easy to grow, and can be found in farmers markets throughout much of the growing season.

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