Tatyana’s Borscht

Delicious food traditions are held in the hearts and memories of many in our midst. “Tatyana” works in the gardening department at a hardware store. She originally is from Russia; she and her family moved to the U.S. many years ago. Gleaned from a casual conversation with this lovely lady, we gratefully share her recipe for borscht, using our beets and cabbage that are now in season. The only … Continue reading Tatyana’s Borscht

Salad Turnips

Salad turnips are excellent either raw or cooked. Raw salad turnips have a refreshing, tangy flavor similar to a mild radish, and cooked salad turnips are pleasantly sweet. Salad turnips are less starchy and have a higher moisture content than traditional purple top turnips, but can be used well in most traditional turnip recipes. They are delicious baked, mashed or roasted. The tops are “turnip greens”, packed with nutrients and flavor. Try them … Continue reading Salad Turnips