Parsnips are sweetest after a frost. In Europe they were used to sweeten jams and cakes before sugar became widely available.
How to Select
Choose parsnips that are firm and dry without pits. Smaller ones may be more flavorful and tender.
How to Store
Refrigerate parsnips unwashed in an unsealed bag for 3 weeks or more.
Fat free, cholesterol free, very low sodium, good source of vitamin C, folate and fiber.
In season from 9/1-12/31
Available near you at...
- City Green
- Haddon Heights Farmers Market
- Flatbrook Farm
- Asbury Fresh Farmers and Artisans Market
- The Ringwood Farmers' Market at Maggie's
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