Pecans

“Our old pecan trees that had been in the playground forever are gone. The nuns used to pick up pecans and make cookies for the kids.” -Beverly Brannon

Mustard Greens

noun 1. green foliage of several mustard-type plants, used in salads.

Green Peanuts

noun 1. A green peanut is not green in color, just freshly harvested. It takes ninety to a hundred days to grow peanuts for boiling.

Sweet Potato

“My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner.” -Lenny Kravitz

Muscadine

noun 1. are a grapevine species native to the present-day southeastern United States that has been extensively cultivated since the 16th century. Its natural range is recognized in the following states of the US: Alabama, Arkansas, the Carolinas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.They are well adapted to their native warm and humid climate; they need fewer chilling hours than better known varieties and they thrive on summer heat.

Okra

noun 1. a shrub, Abelmoschus esculentus,  of the mallow family, bearing beaked pods.

Pear

“You get so weak from eating pears that you fall down, and then they come and take you away on a stretcher.” -Oliver Reed

Grapes

“My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. ‘Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you’re stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, no problem – just move on to the next. ‘Grapes: The Fruit of Hope.’ “ -Demetri Martin

Fig

“Our Lord never condemned the fig tree because it brought forth so much fruit that some fell to the ground and spoiled. He only cursed it when it was barren.” -Edwin Louis Cole

Watermelon

“It is the chief of this world’s luxuries, king by the grace of God over all the fruits of the earth. When one has tasted it, he knows what the angels eat. It was not a Southern watermelon that Eve took; we know it because she repented.” -Mark Twain