RUTABAGA

variety:

Laurentian

storage:

Ideal temp: 32℉

Store in a sealed plastic bag in your fridge's crisper. Without plastic, the fridge will dehydrate the roots and make them soft. The condensation trapped in the plastic bag prevents this. Storage life: 2-4 months.

USES:

Baked rutabaga fries (roasted at high heat)
Alongside roast chicken, pot roast or meatloaf
Mashed rutabaga & potatoes
Steamed and mixed with butter and salt
Pot pie or Shepard's pie
Mixed root roast (sweet potatoes, potatoes, parsnips, turnips, beets, fennel etc.)
Roughly Chopped in soups, or in stock to add flavor
Curry
Grated "Latkahs" or fritters (with other veggies like potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, etc.)
Rutabaga au Gratin

pairs well with:

Other root veggies, apple, Asian pear, cream, butter, hard cheese, roast chicken, beef, pork, pecans, hazelnuts, vinegar, mustard, onions, garlic, shallots, parsley, cumin, coriander, curry