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 Roots
You can harvest parsnips anytime, but the roots will be sweetest after a spell of frosty weather.
Photo by Barbara Damrosch