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Ode to Turnips

cimui | Dec 15, 200808:39 PM     67

I picked up some turnips at the farmer's market this weekend. These are true gems of vegetables, all creamy white and amethyst, as dense in the hand as one of Paris's golden apples. And the flavor is amazing: sweet, earthy, just the teeniest bit bitter, but juicy and tender through and through. They are so completely perfect in their unadulterated state that I've been slicing them and eating them pounds at a time with just a sprinkling of sea salt.

Fellow turnip lovers: How do you love them? Mashed with butter? Baked in a pie? Let us count the ways....

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