To do turnips in the micro wave oven:
For one large turnip:
Pierce all over with a knife.Wrap in 2-3 white paper towels,then wrap in cling wrap.
Cook for 10-15 minutes on high at side of oven,then turn and repeat cooking time.
Take out ,wrap in foil and let stand for 15 minutes.
Open and scrape the turnip out with a spoon.
If not quite cooked ,put in micro wave -safe dish and finish cooking.