The Cartoon Kitchen: Turnips Anna

This week's Cartoon Kitchen features Serious Eats' cartoonist in residence Larry Gonick's spin on turnips. —Ed Levine

The Cartoon Kitchen: Turnips Anna

About This Recipe


  • 4 to 5 medium turnips, trimmed, peeled, and sliced into thin rounds
  • Butter
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 450°F. Meanwhile, in a well-buttered iron skillet, lay turnip slices spiraling outward from center. Salt and pepper, and dot each layer with butter.

  2. 2

    Cover pan, and bake in oven for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 minutes more. When done, invert turnips onto plate, and serve.

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