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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
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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
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Green Beans

“Weather means more when you have a garden. There’s nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.”

-Marcelene Cox
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Cucumber

“He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sun-beams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw inclement summers.”

-Gulliver’s Travels
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Snap Beans

noun

1. also widely known as French bean, is of growing importance in the socio-economic systems of east and central Africa (ECA). It is a crop with great potential for addressing food insecurity, improving incomes and alleviating poverty in the region.
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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
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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
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Beets

“The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is more feverish, but the fire of the radish is a cold fire, the fire of discontent, not of passion. Tomatoes are lusty enough, yet there runs through tomatoes an undercurrent of frivolity. Beets are deadly serious.”

-Tom Robbins
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Bell Pepper

“We don’t need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables – the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers – to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences.”

-Jane Elliot
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Cabbage

“Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man’s head.”

-Ambrose Bierce