How to Boil Turnips?


Turnip leaves are delicious twice-cooked and have a mildly peppery warmth reminiscent of mustard greens. They are also known as tops or greens. The turnips themselves are surprisingly adaptable, crisp, and bittersweet. They taste great in soup, risotto, and pickles. Turnips also have a long history in Italy, where they were a staple diet for the ancient Romans and one of the first vegetables to be domesticated there. According to legend, the Roman combat hero Curius Dentatus turned down a substantial sum of wealth to join the Hostile Samnites at the beginning of the third century because he was engaged …

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