Feb
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Shrimp

“I’m horrified of lobsters. And shrimp and lobsters are the cockroaches of the ocean.”

-Brooke Burke
Feb
8
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Banana Peppers

noun

1. is a member of the chili pepper family. It is often pickled and used as an ingredient in sandwiches. It is a variety of the species Capsicum annuum. Its shape and color resembles a banana. Its flavor is not very hot, and as is the case with most peppers, its hotness depends on the maturity of the pepper, with the most ripe being sweeter than younger ones.
Feb
8
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Jalapeno

noun

1. is a medium-sized chili pepper that has a warm, burning sensation when eaten. A mature jalapeño fruit is 2–3½ inches  long and is commonly picked and consumed while still green, but occasionally it is allowed to fully ripen and turn crimson red.
Feb
8
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Cilantro

noun

1. is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Coriander is native to southern Europe and North Africa to southwestern Asia. It is a soft, hairless plant growing to 50 centimetres (20 in) tall. The leaves are variable in shape, broadly lobed at the base of the plant, and slender and feathery higher on the flowering stems. In American culinary usage the leaves are generally referred to by the Spanish word cilantro.

 

Feb
8
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Dill

noun 

1. is a perennial herb. The name dill comes from Old English dile, thought to have originated from a Norse or Anglo-Saxon word dylle meaning to soothe or lull, the plant having the carminative property of relieving gas. In Romania it is called Mărar and is used for preparing Borscht or Pickles.
Feb
8
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Basil

noun

1. Basil, originally from India, is best known as a culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine, and also plays a major role in the Northeast Asian cuisine of Taiwan and the Southeast Asian cuisines of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. Depending on the species and cultivar, the leaves may taste somewhat like anise, with a strong, pungent, often sweet smell.
Feb
8
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Eggplant

“I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.”

-Ursula K. Le Guin
Feb
8
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Peppers

“Some olive oils are even rated as zero-cough, one-cough or two-cough. But you don’t feel the sensation until it is deep in your throat. It’s not like hot peppers, which burn everywhere.”

-Gary Beauchamp
Feb
8
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Apple

“My wife gets all the money I make. I just get an apple and clean clothes every morning.”

-Ray Romano
Feb
8
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Arugula

Trivial details have been summoned, in part, to make a satirical point about upper-middle-class marriage-that the whole thing can slip away between the white wine and the arugula salad.

-David Denby