Re: [gardeners] Cooked Turnips!

Michael & Bambi Cantrell (
Sun, 3 Jan 1999 00:07:10 -0500

I love mustard, turnips and collards.  If it's green, I'll probably eat it.
Don't much care for the little green worms, though.
We use bullion for most of our seasoning, but my grandmother used
bacon grease for a lot of her seasoning, and boy, was it ever good!

Coastal Carolina

>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
>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
>Subject: Re: [gardeners] Cooked Turnips!
>I eat raw turnips, quite fond of them. Just don't care for cooked ones or
>greens, nasty stuff. Yuchh! I don't eat grits either so guess I'm not a
>southerner. <VBG>