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parsnippars‧nip /ˈpɑːsnɪp $ ˈpɑːr-/ noun [countable, uncountable]  DFFHBPa vegetable with a thick white or yellowish root
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parsnipSo the choice is not, should I become organic, or shall I go into parsnips?For example: Fine words butter no parsnips.I well remember during one hot dry summer talking to one grower who was complaining about his poor crop of parsnips.In a food mill or using short pulses in a food processor, puree parsnips and onion mixture.When making scalloped potatoes, slip in some sliced parsnips for a burst of sweet flavor.The puree on the current menu has been switched to parsnip.While parsnips are cooking, in a small skillet, saute onion and saffron in butter until soft but not browned.Serve with parsnip puree and red cabbage.
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