Braised Turnips with Poppy Seed Bread Crumbs

26 Apr

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Hi friends,

Before you start cooking your fresh veggies this week, check out this  30 second NBC commercial with our very own Farm Manager Toby McPartland. NBC ran this fun commercial nationally to promote local food–how fantastic! See if you recognize signs of Fairview.

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Don’t blink,


Ingredients for turnips

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 pounds medium turnips (not Japanese), peeled and cut into 1-inch-thick wedges
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

For bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 green garlic stem or garlic clove, minced
  • 1 slice of bread, toasted and chopped into tiny cubes
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley (optional)

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