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  Vegetable @ iCookClub.com
Vegetables include leaf vegetables (for example lettuce), stem vegetables (asparagus), root vegetables (carrot), flower vegetables (broccoli), bulbs (garlic) and botanical fruits such as cucumbers, squashes, pumpkins, avocados, capsicums, as well as botanical pulses such as green beans, and fleshy, immature seeds such as those of peas or beans.
In general, vegetables are thought of as being savoury, and not sweet (with some exceptions, such as rhubarb and pumpkin).
Vegetables are eaten in a variety of ways as part of main meals and as snacks.
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  ScienceDaily: Leaf vegetable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Leaf vegetables, also called potherbs, greens, or leafy greens, are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable, sometimes accompanied by tender petioles and shoots.
Leaf vegetables are typically low in calories, low in fat, high in protein per calorie, high in dietary fiber, high in iron and calcium, and very high in phytochemicals such as vitamin C, vitamin A, lutein and folic acid.
Leaf vegetable -- Leaf vegetables, also called potherbs, greens, or leafy greens, are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable, sometimes accompanied by tender petioles and shoots.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/Leaf_vegetable   (1618 words)

  
 Vegetable Leaf Miner
Hosts of the vegetable leaf miner are tomato, beans, southern peas, and various cucurbits.
Leaf miner damage to tomato is often confused with leaf diseases by the layman.
The four stages of its development are: egg, larva (leaf miner), pupa, and adult (a small fly).
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Vegetable
Since “vegetable” is not a botanical term, there is no contradiction in referring to a plant part as a fruit while also being considered a vegetable (see diagram at right).
The green colour of leafy vegetables is due to the presence of the green pigment chlorophyll.
Vegetables include leaf vegetables (for example lettuce), stem vegetables (asparagus), root vegetables (carrot), flower vegetables (broccoli), bulbs (garlic) and botanical fruits such as cucumbers, squashes, pumpkins, avocados, capsicums, as well as botanical pulses such as green beans, and fleshy, immature seeds such as those of peas or beans.
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 Leaf vegetable - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Leaf vegetables, also called greens or leafy greens, are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable, sometimes accompanied by tender petioles and shoots.
Leaf vegetables are typically low in calories, high in protein per calorie, high in dietary fiber, high in iron and calcium, and very high in phytochemicals such as vitamin C, vitamin A, lutein and folic acid.
Leaf vegetables stewed with pork are a traditional dish in soul food, and Southern U.S. cuisine.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Leaf_vegetable   (163 words)

  
 Leaf vegetable - Definition, explanation
Leaf vegetables, also called greens or leafy greens, are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable, sometimes accompanied by tender petioles and shoots.
Leaf vegetables are typically low in calories, high in protein per calorie, high in dietary fiber, high in iron and calcium, and very high in phytochemicals such as vitamin C, vitamin A, lutein and folic acid.
Leaf vegetables stewed with pork are a traditional dish in soul food, and Southern U.S. cuisine.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/l/le/leaf_vegetable.php   (346 words)

  
 !vegetable, vegetables, vege, vegie, veggie, recipe, recipes, vegetables children, family, vegetables baby, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Vegetable is a culinary term denoting any part of a plant that is commonly consumed by humans as food, but is not regarded as a culinary grain, fruit, nut, herb, or spice.
Vegetable is not a botanical term and so there is no contradiction in a plant part being a fruit botanically while still being considered a vegetable.
Fastidious cooks scrape asparagus stalks with a vegetable peeler, stroking away from the head, and refresh them in ice-cold water before steaming them; the peel is often added back to the cooking water and removed only after the asparagus is done, this is supposed to prevent diluting the flavor.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Lettuce
Rocket, also known as arugula, garden rocket, rocket salad, rugola, or roquette[1], is a type of leaf vegetable, and although often mistaken for a sort of lettuce, but is actually a member of the mustard family.
Leafy arugula Arugula, also known as garden rocket, rocket, rocket salad, rugola, or roquette[1], is a type of leaf vegetable, and although often mistaken for a sort of lettuce, is in fact an herb, being a member of the mustard family.
Lettuce is a fairly hardy, cool-weather vegetable that thrives when the average daily temperature is between 60 and 70°F. It should be planted in early spring or late summer.
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 Korean Food | Ssam | Vegetable Leaf Wrap
Ssam refers to various leaf vegetables which are used to wrap a piece of bite-size meat, along with dwenjang, kochujang or ssamjang paste and some rice into a bundle.
The vegetables used for wrapping can vary but it primarily consists of fresh red leaf lettuce, sesame leaves, or parboiled cabbage leaves.
With its combination of rice, meat, vegetables and various soybean pastes, the wrap offers a balanced intake of necessary nutrients without the greasy aftertaste that is left by many forms of meat.
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 Leaf vegetable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the first half of the 20th century many grocery stores with vegetable sections sold small bunches of herbs tied with a string to small green and red peppers known as "potherbs."
Most leaf vegetables can be eaten raw, for example in salads.
Leaf vegetables stewed with pork are a traditional dish in soul food, and southern U.S. cuisine.
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 Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Kitchen Gardens—Beyond the Vegetable Patch
A combination cutting and vegetable garden is not only practical, but also provides the table with flowers for many memorable meals.
In my garden, flowers and vegetables are planted closely together and the distinction between the two is often blurred, making the garden unpretentious and at times even untidy.
The flowers and vegetables enjoy each other's shade and support, and since they completely cover the ground, there is no hoeing—although there is some weeding.
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 Spinach
Although much lauded as a nutritional vegetable, spinach has a drawback in that, while containing high levels of iron and calcium, the rate of absorption is almost nil.
Leaf is harvested by hand and root spinach is done by machine.
Eaten raw or cooked, it was once an important leaf vegetable which has now been supplanted by the cultivated spinach, despite containing substantially more nutrients.
www.innvista.com /health/foods/vegetables/spinach.htm   (1303 words)

  
 THE VEGETABLE SECTOR IN THAILAND
It is one of the main leafy vegetables of the Brassica group of crops in Thailand.
Vegetatively propagated germplasm is maintained by the Department of Agriculture.
The cultivated forms may be distinguished by leaf size and the wild forms by the bitter taste of the leaves.
www.fao.org /docrep/004/ac145e/AC145E09.htm   (5795 words)

  
 Leaf at AllExperts
For this purpose, a leaf is typically flat (laminar) and thin, to expose the cells containing chloroplast (chlorenchyma tissue) to light over a broad area, and to allow light to penetrate fully into the tissues.
A structurally complete leaf of an angiosperm consists of a petiole (leaf stem), a lamina (leaf blade), and stipules (small processes located to either side of the base of the petiole).
They may be lasting and not be shed (a stipulate leaf, such as in roses and beans); or be shed as the leaf expands, leaving a stipule scar on the twig (an exstipulate leaf).
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 Chinese Vegetables   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
I think that fresh, sweet, crisp vegetables from your own home-garden is the best reward for a gardener who works on a cold winter day.
The big leaf variety is less tolerant to cold weather than the small leaf one.
This vegetable is grown not for the potatoes under the ground but for its leafy greens.
www.fbmg.com /vegetableshome1/chinesevegetables.htm   (1877 words)

  
 Vegetable Leafminer, Liriomyza sativae Blanchard (Insecta: Diptera: Agromyzidae)
Vegetable leafminer was formerly considered to be the most important agromyzid pest in North America (Spencer 1981), but this distinction is now held by L.
Vegetable leafminer is attacked by a number of parasitoids, with the relative importance of species varying geographically and temporally.
Vegetable Pests I: Coleoptera - Diptera - Hymenoptera.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /IN507   (2019 words)

  
 Vegetable Leaf Miner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Hosts of the vegetable leaf miner are tomato, beans, southern peas, and various cucurbits.
Damage may cover so much of the leaf that the plant is unable to function and yields are noticeably decreased.
Leaf miner damage to tomato is often confused with leaf diseases by the layman.
entweb.clemson.edu /cuentres/cesheets/veg/ce103.htm   (138 words)

  
 Hood's Do-it Best - Wyandotte, MI
Vegetable glycerin, olive oil, oat kernel protein, avocado oil, citrus rind cleanser, lanolin, tocopherol (vitamin E), nettle leaf powder, rosemary leaf powder, chlorophyll, fragrance.
Vegetable glycerin, olive oil, orange oil, oat flour, lanolin, oat oil, aloe barbadenis leaf juice, tocopherol (vitamin E), quillaja extract, rosemary leaf oil.
Filtered water, hybrid sunflower oil, vegetable glycerin, coconut oil, stearic acid (vegetable fat), beeswax, orange wax, tocopheryl acetate and tocopherol (Vitamin E), sodium borate (natural borax), xanthan gum (natural thickener), sucrose stearate (sugar emulsifier), glucose, glucose oxidase and lactoperoxidase (sugar and natural enzymes), rosemary extract, fragrance.
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 Arugula: A Promising Specialty Leaf Vegetable
In various Mediterranean countries it is cultivated as a salad green or cooked vegetable and is also grown in Asia as an oilseed crop.
Seed was planted with a hand vegetable seeder using a “radish” plate and the appropriate speed to drop 4–6 seeds per inch.
Evaluation of tropical leaf vegetables in the Virgin Islands.
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 Vegetable seeds - Harvest fresh vegetables grown from seed
No matter what the size of your garden, from containers on the patio to planting vegetables in your flower border or growing vegetables on an allotment, it's simple, easy and nothing beats growing your own vegetables from seed, even the children will enjoy growing from seed, and eating their own produce.
A combination of baby leaf for salad or stir fry use.
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 Leafy Vegetable Seeds by Agroniche
Vegetable is the general term used to identify plants or any part of a plant which can be consumed by human as food.
Generally, the seeds for vegetables are almost identical to each other.
However, the external factors (soil, temperature and weather) determining the growth of a particular type of vegetable seeds may be different.
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 vegetable gardening - Great Gardening Tips Articles and News - vegetable gardening Cool Topics and Hot Links - Flowers ...
Well maintained vegetable and herb gardens also provide other benefits: they are a source of food and can be a source of very pleasing smells.
Every vegetable has its own look to it, and so it is possible to enjoy a variety of different looks by carefully choosing the plants that you grow.
There is no reason to relegate herb and vegetable gardens to some hidden corner of the property, or even to garden in a conventional way, with large plots.
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 Grow from seeds Oriental vegetable and speciality leaves
A well known Italian vegetable, it can be used to add texture to salads or boiled/steamed in the usual way.
Young baby leaves are excellent for salad leaf mixtures and stir fry.
For use in salads or as a cooked vegetable.
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 Swiss chard, the leaf vegetable that keeps on giving! by Raymond Nones Issue #92
What’s more, if covered with a shredded leaf mulch, it will overwinter, then can continue to be harvested in the following season up to summer when it will go to seed.
Swiss chard is one of the few vegetables that provides a continuous harvest without successive plantings.
As for food value, it is one of the best vegetables for vitamin A and is an excellent source of calcium and iron.
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 Tea Leaf Ironstone
The tea leaf was always a luster glaze on early wares, although now some pieces are made with a brown tea leaf.
Vegetable, Copper Trim, Oval, Adams, 9 3/4 In.
Vegetable, Oval, Copper Trim, Adams, 9 3/8 In.
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 Burts Bees Facial skin care products
Vegetable glycerin, olive oil, orange oil, oat protein, water, lanolin, aloe barbadensis gel, vegetable oil and beta-carotene, tocopherol (vitamin E), rosemary extract.
Filtered water, sunflower oil, stearic acid, vegetable glycerin, coconut oil, beeswax, tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E), orange wax, aloe barbadensis, rosemary extract, sodium borate (natural borax), xanthan gum (natural thickener), sucrose stearate (sugar emulsifier), glucose and glucose oxidase and lactoperoxidase (sugar and natural enzymes), beta-carotene, fragrance.
Sweet almond oil, vegetable glycerin, beeswax, avocado oil, grape seed oil, carrageenan extract, aloe barbadensis gel, tocopheryl acetate and tocopherol (vitamin E), wheat germ oil, grapefruit seed extract, balsam peru, fragrance, carrot seed oil, vegetable oil and beta-carotene, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), citric acid (fruit acid), rosemary extract, sodium borate (natural borax).
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 FoodFit Recipe: Root Vegetable Gratin with Ham and Gruyere Cheese
Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a medium saucepan, combine the milk, garlic, bay leaf, nutmeg, potatoes, carrots and parsnips and bring to a boil.
Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray and arrange half of the sliced vegetables in it.
Pour the reserved milk over the vegetables and sprinkle with the remaining cheese and breadcrumbs.
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