Forget Them Not: The 10 Most Underrated Foods

03/13/2012 2:28 PM |

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7. Turnips
The wide category of turnips encompasses the fiercely bitter to the pleasantly peppery; your job, should you choose to accept it, is to discover which ones taste best for your purposes and at what time of the year. These root vegetables may enjoy multiple harvests per year, but it’s mostly winter that we resort to them, as last stragglers from harvest season. Try them at their peak, roasted simply in chunks, and their intriguing flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture may just turn you on for good.