This method is especially satisfactory with new potatoes and with such vegetables as carrots, parsnips, salsify, and turnips.
salsify must not be left exposed to the air, or it will turn blackish.
salsify is a biennial, and if the roots are not dug before the second season they will throw up stems and produce seed.
"Well, the girl ought to pay for the waste she has occasioned," said Mr. salsify, gruffly.
The same is true of parsnips, salsify, horse-radish and some of the other root crops.
Drain off the water and cut the salsify in pieces half an inch long.
The thistles were so large as to resemble young palm-trees, and the salsify of our gardens grew rank and wild.
Take it up when done, drain, and cut the salsify into pieces all the same size.
It is difficult to know if the ancients cultivated the salsify or gathered it wild in the country.
When thus prepared, salsify lends itself to the same forms of preparation as do the other root vegetables.
biennial plant, 1710, from French salsifis, earlier sercifi, sassify (16c.), probably from Italian erba salsifica, from Old Italian salsifica, of uncertain origin, perhaps from Latin sal "salt" + fricare "to rub."