“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


“I do not like broccoli. And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.” -George H. W. Bush


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


“I’m good in the kitchen. I can cook seafood, collard greens, black-eyed peas.” -Monique Coleman

English Peas

“Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother and you eat all your peas – that’s what my grandma taught me.” -Lord Chesterfield


“A girl told me my lips looked like somebody had pressed strawberry yogurt against my face.” -Katherine Heigl

Yellow Squash

noun 1. Yellow Squash are any of various squash plants grown for their yellow fruits with somewhat elongated necks.


“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” -Jim Davis