Re: [gardeners] jicama

George Shirley (
Wed, 20 Jan 1999 11:52:44 -0600

Harry Boswell wrote:

> So, how, exactly, does one use the root?  Raw, cooked,
> ground, boiled, stewed, pummeled???  And, biggest
> question of all, how does it taste?

Sorta like water chestnuts. Can be used in salads, stir fry, cooked by
itself, etc.

> BTW, is this list archived anywhere?

Yup, look in your welcome message and it will tell you where it is
archived. If you've misplaced your welcome message go to and click on gardeners list and read down
through it. The archives are available via anonymous FTP. HTH