Pickled Turnips

  • 4 medium turnips, peeled, cut in half and sliced
  • 1 small beet, peeled, and quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, bruised
  • 2 cups of cold water
  • 2 tablespoons coarse salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar

Put turnips and beet in a large glass jar. Tuck in the garlic cloves. Stir together the water, salt and sugar to dissolve the salt and sugar. Add the vinegar and pour over the vegetables. Let stand in a cool place for 3 days. Then cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

Did you know?

The wealthiest fifth of the world's people consume 86% of all goods and services, while the poorest fifth consumes one percent.
~United Nations, 2002

Quotes

"Let us never forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. Man may be civilized in some degree without great progress in manufactures and with little commerce with his distant neighbors. But without the cultivation of the earth, he is, in all countries, a savage. Until he gives up the chase and fixes himself in some place, and seeks a living from the earth, he is a roaming barbarian. When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization."
~Daniel Webster
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