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(post, Cristin Couzens)
At first I was going to title this post, “Rutabaga, It’s Not a Turnip,” a quote from Andrea Cheesman’s The Garden Fresh Vegetable Cookbook. But it didn’t quite give the rutabaga its due. While a wonderful veggie resource, in her section on rutabagas, Andrea seemed unable to mask her lack of enthusiasm for this week’s vegetable. Thankfully, I found the Advanced Rutabaga Studies Institute, and it wasn’t a front for a viagra site, as I’d originally feared. (Sorry ARSI.) The Rutabaga is related to the turnip. To my untrained eye, purple top turnips and rutabagas are identical twins. The word rutabaga hails from the swedish words for "thick root." Read more at The Weekly Veggie. Thanks for visiting!