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Home grown rutabagas don't have the thick coating of wax found on roots in stores, but they benefit from being peeled before cooking.
Many countries refer to the rutabaga as "swede" or "Old Swede".
Try roasting diced rutabaga with tomatoes and kale or a variety of root vegetables. Rutabagas can also be fried or mashed, much like potatoes. The flavor is slightly sweeter and the texture is firm. Rutabaga is an excellent addition to soups and stews.
Lanttulaatikko is a popular Finnish Christmas casserole and is a sweet and savory side dish of rutabaga, spices, ad a crumbly topping.