Turnip Bisque

1 teaspoon olive oil
4 medium turnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 small baking potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
2 1/2 cups chicken broth, homemade or low-sodium canned
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Brush a baking sheet very lightly with oil. Using a vegetable peeler, make long, very thin strips from 1 of the turnips. Place the strips on the baking sheet and bake until crisp and partly browned, about 6 minutes. Set aside.
2.Cut the remaining turnips and potato into 1-inch pieces and place in a medium-size saucepan with 2 cups of the chicken broth. Bring to a boil ove