Don’t Blame Bunnicula: Parsnips Are Perfect Just the Way They Are

October 28, 2015

Every Wednesday, test kitchen manager Brad Leone hits up the farmers’ market to stock up on what’s fresh and good. This is From the Market, where you can get some inspiration from Brad’s bounty.

Parsnips are so much more than pale carrots; they’re sweeter but just as versatile. While you can find them now at farmers’ markets, some farmers choose to leave a portion of their crop in the ground all winter long (the term is called “overwintering”). Once the ground thaws in the spring, the parsnips are harvested. Overwintered parsnips are even more candy-like than their fall compatriots, as the…