This section is from the book "Mrs. Allen's Cook Book", by Mrs. Ida C. Bailey Allen. See also: The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat.
Scrub the turnips and cook in boiling water till nearly done. Then peel, cut in one-half inch slices, and nearly cover with well-seasoned beef broth. Simmer until tender, when the turnips should have absorbed most of the broth. Use the remaining liquid as a sauce. If desired, the turnips after boiling may be sliced, sprinkled with flour, put in a casserole, covered with broth and baked.