Aug 20, 2015 12:53 PM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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Do you eat your roots?
Just interested in an opinion ?
are they worth the effort?
This life has many choices
Eternity, only two.
Aug 20, 2015 3:16 PM CST
Name: Paul Anguiano
Richland, WA (Zone 7a)
GW & DG: tropicalaria
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I accidentally sold the ones I was planning to eat this year, so haven't had a chance to experiment much. Last year they were crunchy, nutty, fairly innocuous tasting with a hint of a vegetable flavor. They produce abundantly, though, and require little care.
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Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be" - she always called me Elwood - "In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant." Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.

Oct 13, 2015 2:39 PM CST
Name: ursula
Chile (Zone 9b)
I love eating them (would not dig mine - too pretty!) the same way you prepare potatoe salad. It's important not to overcook the tubers. They taste someway 'nutty'.
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