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Rutabagas Jessi Balestrieri Ms. Reed Physical Science Period 6 Spring 2010 http://www.restaurantwidow.com/images/rutabaga_...
Fun Facts about Rutabagas <ul><li>Very similar to turnips in shape and size but are sweeter and have a lower water content...
Rutabaga Recipes <ul><li>Mashed Rutabaga with Maple Syrup and Bourbon </li></ul><ul><li>Rutabaga Apple Casserole </li></ul...
History of Rutabagas   <ul><li>Their botanical name is b rassica napus </li></ul><ul><li>Evolved from a mix between cabbag...
How to make your Rutabaga Thrive! <ul><li>Lasts best in cold, dry, dark places </li></ul><ul><li>One month in the refriger...
Rutabaga Farming and Purchasing <ul><li>Planted in May and June </li></ul><ul><li>Harvested in late summer and early fall ...
Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/afcm/rutabaga.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vegparadise.com/hi...
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Rutabaga

  1. 1. Rutabagas Jessi Balestrieri Ms. Reed Physical Science Period 6 Spring 2010 http://www.restaurantwidow.com/images/rutabaga_1.jpg
  2. 2. Fun Facts about Rutabagas <ul><li>Very similar to turnips in shape and size but are sweeter and have a lower water content </li></ul><ul><li>They are a cross between cabbages and turnips </li></ul><ul><li>Rutabagas have no fat, saturated fat or cholesterol and are low in sodium and calories </li></ul><ul><li>They are also very high in Vitamin A </li></ul>http://shizuokagourmet.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/rutabaga-1.jpg      
  3. 3. Rutabaga Recipes <ul><li>Mashed Rutabaga with Maple Syrup and Bourbon </li></ul><ul><li>Rutabaga Apple Casserole </li></ul><ul><li>Rutabaga with Cheese Sauce </li></ul><ul><li>Mashed Rutabaga with Onions </li></ul><ul><li>Rutabaga Puff </li></ul>Rutabaga Puff in Serving Dish http://0.tqn.com/d/southernfood/1/I/N/B/2/rutabagapuff.jpg
  4. 4. History of Rutabagas <ul><li>Their botanical name is b rassica napus </li></ul><ul><li>Evolved from a mix between cabbage and </li></ul><ul><li>First were found in Bohemia as early as the 17 th century </li></ul><ul><li>Were grown for human and animal consumption </li></ul>http://www.norcalblogs.com/sustainable/assets_c/2010/03/fc_rutabaga-thumb-242x375-1953.jpg http://www.umassvegetable.org/images/soils_crops_pest_mgt/crop/rutabaga1.jpg
  5. 5. How to make your Rutabaga Thrive! <ul><li>Lasts best in cold, dry, dark places </li></ul><ul><li>One month in the refrigerator, four in a commercial storing center at 32 degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Stored like carrots </li></ul><ul><li>They also can be stored in an outside environment because they give off outdoors </li></ul>http://www.foodsubs.com/Photos/rutabaga5.jpg
  6. 6. Rutabaga Farming and Purchasing <ul><li>Planted in May and June </li></ul><ul><li>Harvested in late summer and early fall </li></ul><ul><li>Their flavor is at its peak during this time </li></ul><ul><li>Best to buy in farmer’s markets in early fall </li></ul>http://www.vegparadise.com/images/rutabaga.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a7/Rutabaga%2C_variety_nadmorska.JPG/800px-Rutabaga%2C_variety_nadmorska.JPG
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/afcm/rutabaga.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vegparadise.com/highestperch4.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lexic.us/definition-of/rutabaga </li></ul><ul><li>http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/archives/parsons/vegetables/rutabaga.html </li></ul>

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