Re: [gardeners] Cooked Turnips!

George Shirley (
Sat, 02 Jan 1999 19:04:22 -0600

About the only cooked greens I like are chard and the various spinachs. I do
eat mustard greens in salad and enjoy them, just don't like them cooked. Of
course I haven't tried all the varieties of mustard greens. I don't eat much of
anything with fat on it anymore, my arteries are already clogged.


Myra Amler wrote:

> How about mustard greens, George?  My grandmother always grew them in her
> garden.  I loved the way she prepared them with bacon fat.  Ahhhhhh!  I can
> feel my arteries clogging just by thinking about them!  It must not have
> hurt my Nana, she is still cooking collard greens and rapidly approaching
> 90.  I hope to God I have her  genes.
> As for turnips, I agree with you George, I don't like them cooked, just
> raw.
> Myra Amler
> "Where are we going and why am I in this handbasket?" Unknown
> -----Original Message-----
> From:   George Shirley []
> Sent:   Saturday, January 02, 1999 9:37 AM
> To:
> Subject:        Re: [gardeners] Cooked Turnips!
> 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>
> George