The perfect turnip for snacking, hybrid Silky Sweet is large, crispy, and bursting with sweet deliciousness. Of course, you can roast, bake, boil, or steam this cruciferous vegetable, as well, and you can also cook the leafy green tops, which are similar to mustard greens. Whatever way you like it, this will surely become one of your favorite root vegetables. Plant the seeds outdoors in a sunny spot, wait approximately two months, and your turnips will be ready to harvest. Available from Burpee Seeds; $6.95.