3-4 turnips peeled and if large quartered 1 cup chicken or veg. stock 3 Tablespoons butter or olive oil Salt and fresh pepper Boil turnips on high heat for 6 minutes and drain. Add to a large heavy skillet on medium heat with butter/oil, stock and salt and pepper. Simmer for twenty minutes or until turnips are tender but not soft and remove them from the liquid. Continue to boil the liquid down to a syrup consistency and pour over the top of the turnips and serve.