How to choose, prepare, and store Turnips.
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Buying Turnips

Look for:
turnips that are heavy for their size and still have fresh leaves attached if possible. Small to medium size turnips are sweetest.

turnips that are large, have soft spots, or leaf scars.

Seasonality: All year: peak season late fall to early winter

Storing Turnips

Turnips may become bitter with prolonged storage. Refrigerate in a plastic bag for use within 3 days.

Preparing Turnips

Both the root and the leaves of a turnip may be consumed. Before cooking turnips, wash and peel the skin with a vegetable peeler. Next, trim off the roots and greens.

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