[Sca-cooks] freezing turnips?

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 16:32:00 PDT 2010

I blanched them (okay, maybe a little more than blanched but not fully
cooked) and froze them on cookie sheets and then transferred them to plastic
baggies.  It worked out just fine.  I froze them from the summer until
Mid-Winter (second weekend in December) -- no freezer burn.


On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Kathleen A Roberts <karobert at unm.edu>wrote:

> Does anyone have any experience freezing turnips?  I do have my "go to"
> reference, "The Settlement Cookbook" but I thought that I might also benefit
> from some voices of experience.
> Do cut and size affect the outcome?  Blanched?  Fully cooked?
> I will be using them in my Roman feast, mixed with carrots with a wine
> sauce, so I would rather not have to mash them in the end.
> Yes, a friend grew some for me.  Her husband likes the greens but not the
> root, and I was after the roots, so ... win/win!
> Thanks.
> Cailte
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