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Parsnips

Parsnips

The parsnip is a root vegetable related to the carrot, but white or cream colored and sweeter. Up until the potato arrived from the New World, its place in dishes was occupied by the parsnip and other root vegetables such as the turnip. (more…)

Latkes with Homemade Apple Sauce

Celeriac-Parsnip Latkes

Adapted by Melissa Clark of the NY Times last December (link) from The Mile End Cookbook by Noah and Rae Bernamoff, this recipe makes about 4 dozen latkes. With the Holidays just around the corner, there is no reason to swap the celeriac now (Hint: celeriac keeps for months if you can store between 30 and 40 degrees and don’t allow them to dry out)! (more…)

Baked Veggie Chips

Parsnip Chips

Kale and potato chips aren’t the only chips in town. You can also make parsnip chips. Roasting parsnips brings out their unique sweetness and charm, so if you are at a loss for what to make of parsnips, don’t swap them yet — try making chips. (more…)

White Root Bisque

White Root Bisque

This is a delicious seasonal soup, served at Michael’s on the Hill restaurant in Waterbury, Vermont, close to Stowe. The recipe serves 6 but can easily be doubled and it freezes well. (more…)

Red Wine Chicken Stew with Root Vegetables

Red Wine Chicken Stew with Root Vegetables

From the Winter 2009 issue of Edible Green Mountains, this recipe serves 6. While not for a speedy, weeknight meal, it is delicious and well-worth the effort. You can omit the chestnuts or purchase great ones from Sonoma in a glass jar this time of year (just open and quarter). Do try it for that cozy Fall or Wintry supper!

P.S. The wines evaporate so no worries serving to the entire family. (more…)

Root Vegetable Soup

Root Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

1 large onion, chopped
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 parsnips, peeled and cut into small chunks
2 turnips, peeled and cut into small chunks
2-3 carrots, peeled and sliced
2 potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks
1/2 cup dried lentils
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
4 cups broth (beef, chicken or vegetable)
1 teaspoon fresh chopped herbs (could use parsley or oregano)
1 bay leaf (more…)