Hakurei Turnips!!

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For those of you who swear you don’t like turnips, it’s time to rethink your outlook!   The turnips in your box are hakurei turnips–a japanese  specialty turnip that is sweet, creamy and full of flavor! The leaves of hakurei turnips are glossy and tender, unlike other turnip greens you may have tired.

Here, we have a couple easy, tried and true recipes to share with you.

First, is a simply amazing recipe for glazed hakurei turnips. This recipe comes from Bon Appetit magazine and utilizes the greens as well as the root! http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/glazed-hakurei-turnips

Second, is roasted turnips. Preheat oven to 400 f. Coat whole turnips in olive oil and place them on a baking sheet or pan. Put them in preheated oven for 20 minutes or until they are lightly browned and soft through and through. Remove them from oven, salt and season to taste, and serve. Melt butter over them for extra flavor. For an even smoother texture, put them in a food processor with a half cup of milk or broth for creamy whipped turnips!

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