Rutabagas, turnips and parsnips
The Reporter's Notebook
Last updated 4/15/2020 at 9:23am
I never saw one that I didn’t hate.
I hated the taste and texture and when possible I scraped them off my plate.
These so-called vegetables were frequent dishes my mother prepared while I was growing up during the “Great Depression.”
I always thought we had these dishes because we were poor, only learning later it was for another reason. While it was true that we were probably poor, the...