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Old 08-07-2019, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Broomstick View Post
I think turnips served in the "potato" role pre-Columbian exchange. Probably other root vegetables like rutabagas/swedes, too.
Turnips were certainly eaten a lot, but I'd argue that, for a year-round staple, bread and pottage would be the go to.