Category Archives: Root Vegetables

10 Ways To Use Your CSA Root Vegetables

Root vegetables are the starchy tubes and taproots of plants. If we let them be, they would provide the plant with needed nourishment to thrive. Instead, we pull them up and eat them. They are ¬†inherently sweet, starchy, vitamin-laden and … Continue reading

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How to make Root Vegetable Soups

Root Vegetable Soups By Molly Watson, About.com Root vegetables add flavor, nutrition, and bulk to soups and stews. When cut into bite-size pieces most root vegetables take about 20 minutes to become tender when boiled, so add them towards the … Continue reading

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Mashed Potatoes and Turnips with Roasted Pear Pur√©e

Yield: Makes 16 servings Ingredients: 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter, melted 8 Bosc pears, peeled, quartered, cored 5 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, cut into 2-inch pieces 2 pounds white turnips, peeled, … Continue reading

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