Mashed Turnips II
hot mashed potatoes
1 - It is in the fall and winter that turnips are at their best.
2 - There are several varieties of which the large yellow turnip, the rutabaga, is perhaps the most desirable.
3 - fter washing and paring the turnups, cut them into quarters, smaller pieces, or slices before cooking
in boiling water until they are soft.
4 - Add salt when they are partly cooked.
5 - When tender, drain and mash them, letting them stand for a few minutes where slight heat will dry them,
and stirring often while they dry.
6 - Add seasoning of salt, pepper, and butter.
7 - Mashed turnips are good combined with an equal quantity of mashed potatoes.