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Post  RoOsTeR on 7/26/2013, 9:26 am

My sole kohlrabi that made it from my spring planting. It's a Super Schmelz and HUGE!


Just for kicks and giggles, I'm letting it go just to see how large it will actually get.

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Post  camprn on 7/26/2013, 10:03 am

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Post  RoOsTeR on 8/10/2013, 9:45 am

Yum! I love kohlrabi! My spring planting was a bust, so I've got lots of seedlings that will be ready to transplant as soon as some squares open up. 
Mostly purple and a few super Schmelz.


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Post  Triciasgarden on 8/10/2013, 9:44 pm

I have never grown a kohlrabi, what do they taste like?  How are they prepared, raw, cooked?
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Post  southern gardener on 8/11/2013, 12:35 am

@Triciasgarden wrote:I have never grown a kohlrabi, what do they taste like?  How are they prepared, raw, cooked?
To me, they taste kind of like broccoli/cauliflower. We peel ours and sort of treat it like a potato? You can steam it, then mash, or dice it. You can put them raw in a stew like a potato. Roast etc. I love them. I tried them raw, and they're just OK. We put the leaves in our smoothies too Smile
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Post  cpl100 on 8/11/2013, 2:11 am

I either roast them with other root vegetables for a side dish or chop and put it in soup like I do with turnip.
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