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Vegetable Salad

Vegetables are the edible parts of plants. Vedgetables are classified by the part of a plant they come from: roots, tubers, bulbs, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds

Steven Machlay

on 4 March 2014

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Vegetable Salad
Vegetables are the edible parts of plants! They are classified by what part of the plant they come from.
These include: roots, tubers, bulbs, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds.
Beets, carrots, parsnips, radishes, rutabagas, sweet potatoes, and turnips.
Potatoes, Cassava, Taro
and Sun Chokes
Onions, fennel, kohlrabi and garlic
In some places garlic is called the stinking rose!
Asparagus, Fiddle Head Ferns, Bamboo Shoots, Rhubarb, and Celery
Collard Greens, Brussell Sprouts, Cabbage and lettuce are some of the leaves we eat!
Artichokes, Broccoli, Cauliflower and other edible flowers!
Tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, okra, peppers, pumpkins, and squashes are all fruits!
What's the difference between a
fruit and vegetable?
A fruit is a seed bearing part of a plant that is sweet!!!
Peas, corn and Beans are some of the seeds we eat!
They are full of Carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals,
and Fiber!
Vegetables are nutritious
as well as delicious!
No wonder the USDA recommend eating 3-5 servings of them a day!
By Chef Steven Machlay
Steaming vegetables allows you to cook vegetables quickly, without losing most of your water soluble vitamins!
Steaming Vegetables
When vegetables are cooked they can lose a lot of their water soluble vitamins.
How to prepare root vegetables
How are vegetables classified?
What is America's favorite vegetable?
What are some edible flowers used as a garnish?
How many servings of vegetables does the USDA recommend per day?
What is the best way to cook vegetables to protect their water soluble vitamins?
Some tubers must be cooked first, before eating or they can be toxic, like Cassava.
What is America's favorite vegetable?
The Potato, of course!!!!
What is America's second favorite Vegetable?
That would be corn -would you like it on the cob or as niblets?
Broccoli is America's third favorite vegetable!
Many flowers are edible and make a beautiful garnish, such as: Orchids, Roses, and Violets
The seed bearing parts of plants that are sweet!
Now that we have studied vegetables we will study what we refer to in the culinary world as Fruits!!
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