Re: [gardeners] Cooked Turnips!

margaret lauterbach (
Sat, 02 Jan 1999 08:03:51 -0700

At 08:37 AM 1/2/99 -0600, you wrote:
>I eat raw turnips, quite fond of them. Just don't care for cooked ones or the
>greens, nasty stuff. Yuchh! I don't eat grits either so guess I'm not a true
>southerner. <VBG>
 think it may make a difference that they are yellow turnips.  They are
>> >yellow on the inside and turn green on the top.  They seem much milder
>> >the purple ones.
>> >
>> >David Smith
>> >
I think he's talking about rutabagas, aka Swedes or Swedish turnips.  I
haven't eaten them, but think I'll grow them this year for a change.