I have heard that turnips freeze better, but I know my father-in-law canned them. Canning was a hobby for him and he was good at it. I found this receipe hope it …works for you..
Wash and prepare for cooking. Cut into desired size pieces. .
Cover vegetables in cold water. Bring to a boil and boil for three minutes. .
Pack hot vegetables into hot jars, leaving one-inch headspace. .
Ladle boiling water over the vegetables. Be sure to leave a one-inch headspace. .
Remove all air bubbles from the jar. A table knife or thin spatula pushed down along the sides of the jar can help with this process. .
Adjust two-piece lids according to manufacturer's directions. .
Process in pressure canner at 10 pounds of pressure (30 minutes for a pint and 35 minutes for a quart). (MORE)
The " turnip" translates into German as "SteckrÃ¼be" (literaly "stick root" )..
It is often falsely translated as "RÃ¼be" , this refers to many different tuber veget…ables. For example :- carrot, swede, turnip, beetroot. (MORE)
Turnips were cultivated at least 5,000 years ago and may have been eaten as long as 5,000 years before that. Wild forms of the hot turnip and its relatives the mustards and ra…dishes are found over west Asia and Europe, suggesting their domestication took place somewhere in that area. Turnips were as important to our European ancestors as potatoes were to our South American ancestors. Turnips remained a mainstay of the European table until potatoes supplanted them in the 18th century. The original Jack o'Lanterns were made in Ireland out of turnips. Only after Irish immigrants came to North America did they discover that the American squash, pumpkin, made a pretty cool Jack o'Lantern. (MORE)
Turnip greens are the leaves of the turnip plant, which may be better known for its root. Scientifically known as Brassica rapa , it belongs to the Cruciferae family, along… with other healthy vegetables including kale, collards, cabbage, and broccoli. Turnip leaves are smaller and more tender than collards, and they have a slightly bitter flavor. (MORE)