Growing and Cooking with Parsnips and Sorrel

What are parsnips? They’re an ancient root crop that can substitute for potatoes in springtime recipes. Find out how to grow this fragrant vegetable, plus discover recipes for cooking parsnips and spicing them up with tangy fresh sorrel.

Parsnip and Sorrel
Fragrant parsnip roots are complemented by the lemony flavor of sorrel leaves in late-winter dishes.
Photo by Barbara Damrosch