Cook the Book Fridays: Butter Glazed Turnips from Everyday Dorie

Butter Glazed Turnips from Everyday Dorie in a small skilletThis week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s a simple treatment for turnips and a great way to use them up if you bought them for a holiday meal and they are still languishing in the bottom of the crisper 😉

It’s a super simple recipe – basically you cook the turnip cubes in a little butter/ water/ sugar until they are golden, then swirl in some honey. It gives them a lovely sweetness and I feel like this method would work well with lots of other vegetables (parsnips maybe? or carrots as Dorie recommends). Note that the 8 minute cooking time listed in the recipe was more like 20- 25 to get the caramelization I like. I sprinkled a little fresh thyme on  just before I served (love honey and thyme!) for some colour.

This was simple but a nice way to jazz up an underrepresented vegetable! A repeat for sure!


Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Butter Glazed Turnips on page 227 of Everyday Dorie.

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5 thoughts on “Cook the Book Fridays: Butter Glazed Turnips from Everyday Dorie”

  1. Good idea to add the thyme. I can’t remember using turnips in anything. Parsnips, yes. Rutabagas, yes. Turnips, no. Your look delicious. Happy New Year to you and Neil.


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