Category Archives: Turnips

Grilled Hakurei Turnips with Lemon Cream

Last week I posted a recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks, Six Seasons. I, like you, have a lot of Hakurei turnips in my life right now and I was trying to think of something different to do with them … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Recipes, Salads, Turnips | 1 Comment

Turnip Salad with Yogurt, Herbs & Poppy Seeds

I saw this salad in a cookbook I really like called Six Seasons. I have mentioned that I like to clean my refrigerator of all my vegetable odds and ends the day before my CSA pick-up. I did that today … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Recipes, Turnips

Snow Pea, Kohlrabi and Turnip Rice Bowl

This is my go-to-dinner-on-the-table-in-20-minutes dish. I posted this blog several years ago. It’s pretty much the same dish, only different vegetables and a little different preparation. It’s a good basic recipe that you can adapt to what you have on hand. … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Kohlrabi, Peas, Recipes, Turnips | 1 Comment

Kohlrabi Turnip Salad with Tahini Dressing

If you aren’t familiar with kohlrabi you might want to have a quick look here. Basically kohlrabi is a brassica that taste like a tender peeled broccoli stem and the texture is more like an apple. If you haven’t had … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Kohlrabi, Recipes, Salads, Turnips

Tokyo Bekana Rice Bowl Slaw

Tokyo Bekana is a new crop here at Red Wagon. Tokyo Bekana is an Asian green (obviously) with really tender leafy greens and crisp ribs much like bok choi. To store this green, wrap it loosely in a plastic bag … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Bok Choy, Greens, Recipes, Salads, Turnips | 2 Comments

Roasted Hakurei Turnips with Miso and Maple Syrup

I am often asked what is my favorite way to eat Hakurei turnips? My answer usually is, ‘pull them out of the ground, wipe off most of the soil and eat them like an apple’. That was until I tried Hakurei turnips … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Recipes, Turnips

Sauteed Turnips

I used this recipe but omitted the soy sauce because I wanted the white and pink color and not a brown (other than the caramelizing from the braising). 1 Tbsp butter 2-3 scarlet turnips, sliced thinly 1 tsp soy sauce, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Recipes, Turnips

Turnip Slaw

1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions or just any onion 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoon vinegar 1 or 2 tablespoons honey taste it before you add the second tablespoon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 4 cups shredded peeled turnips 1-2 … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Recipes, Turnips

Sauteed Hakurei Turnips

(Slightly adapted from bon appetit) 1 bunch Hakurei turnips, greens reserved Olive oil or unsalted butter 2 Tablespoons sugar or honey Kosher salt Preparation Place turnips in a large skillet; add water to cover turnips halfway. Add butter, sugar and … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Recipes, Turnips

Mashed Root Vegetables

I am married to an Englishman. Two of my best friends are from Commonwealth countries, Scotland and Australia. One of the biggest food differences I see between the U.S. and Commonwealth countries are the use and acceptance of root crops. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Potatoes, Recipes, Rutabagas, Turnips | Tagged