1 - Jerusalem artichokes are like small potatoes in appearance and may be eaten in place of potatoes
2 - When they have been washed and scraped or pared, let them soak in cold water with a little vinegar for 2 hours.
3 - Drain them and let cook in boiling water to which salt should be added when they are nearly soft enough to serve.
4 - As soon as they are tender, remove quickly and drain.
5 - Serve with seasoning of salt and pepper and with melted butter poured over them.
6 - A sprinkling of parsley finely chopped may be added.
7 - Or they may be used instead of potatoes in a salad.