Clues for: Fruits & Vegetables

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This stone fruit is fuzzier if bought by the roadside; supermarket varieties are mechanically brushed peaches 200 March 9, 2012
This stone fruit is fuzzier if bought by the roadside; supermarket varieties are mechanically brushed peaches 200 March 9, 2012
The Delicious apple was originally called this, after the nickname of Iowa, where its developer lived the Hawkeye 400 March 9, 2012
The Delicious apple was originally called this, after the nickname of Iowa, where its developer lived the Hawkeye 400 March 9, 2012
Edward Lear rhymed it with "mince"; if he'd eaten it raw, he might have used "wince" quince 600 March 9, 2012
Edward Lear rhymed it with "mince"; if he'd eaten it raw, he might have used "wince" quince 600 March 9, 2012
The world record holder among these cucumber-like summer squashes was almost 6' long & weighed 65 pounds zucchini 800 March 9, 2012
The world record holder among these cucumber-like summer squashes was almost 6' long & weighed 65 pounds zucchini 800 March 9, 2012
George Washington Carver developed 118 products from this tuber related to the morning glory sweet potatoes 1000 March 9, 2012
George Washington Carver developed 118 products from this tuber related to the morning glory sweet potatoes 1000 March 9, 2012
Romaine & leaf, aka loose-leaf, are types of this salad starter lettuce 200 December 22, 2011
Romaine & leaf, aka loose-leaf, are types of this salad starter lettuce 200 December 22, 2011
The fuzz-free baby type of this fruit named for a New Zealand bird is eaten whole, as one would eat a grape a kiwi 400 December 22, 2011
The fuzz-free baby type of this fruit named for a New Zealand bird is eaten whole, as one would eat a grape a kiwi 400 December 22, 2011
The name of this so-called artichoke isn't from a city in Israel but from girasole, Italian for "sunflower" Jerusalem 600 December 22, 2011
The name of this so-called artichoke isn't from a city in Israel but from girasole, Italian for "sunflower" Jerusalem 600 December 22, 2011
What we call this is actually the netted melon or muskmelon a cantaloupe 800 December 22, 2011
What we call this is actually the netted melon or muskmelon a cantaloupe 800 December 22, 2011
Prickly but edible, they're one letter different from the name of cities in Arizona & Mexico nopales 1000 December 22, 2011
Prickly but edible, they're one letter different from the name of cities in Arizona & Mexico nopales 1000 December 22, 2011
Though it has curly leaves instead of a dense head, kale is thought to be the original version of this vegetable cabbage 200 June 17, 2005
In 1493 Columbus encountered this, Hawaii's most valuable fruit crop, on the island of Guadeloupe the pineapple 400 June 17, 2005
Gravenstein, which is green with red streaks, is a variety of this fruit an apple 600 June 17, 2005
This juice orange accounts for about half of the USA's yearly crop of oranges the valencia orange 800 June 17, 2005
This variety of grape is the USA's most important in making preserves & juice the Concord (grape) 1000 June 17, 2005
To retain its crispness, the sugar snap type of this should be eaten raw peas 200 February 25, 2005
If you like pina coladas, then you must like coconut & this fruit, the 2 main flavors pineapple 400 February 25, 2005
The Bosc variety of this fruit is excellent for baking or poaching pears 600 February 25, 2005
It's the leading agricultural product of the island nation of Dominica bananas 800 February 25, 2005
The scientific name of this garnish used in salads & sandwiches is Nasturtium aquaticum watercress 1000 February 25, 2005
Commercial growers usually brush most of the fuzz off this fruit prior to sending it to market peach 200 April 2, 2004
Canned pears are most likely to be this variety Bartlett 400 April 2, 2004
The white variety of this purplish-red root vegetable has the highest sugar content of any vegetable beet 600 April 2, 2004
Succotash is a Southern dish of lima beans, sometimes chopped sweet peppers & this veggie corn 800 April 2, 2004
Bok choy is also called a Chinese type of this, but has a longer, looser head than the red or white types cabbage 1000 April 2, 2004
The sugar variety of this is preferred for pies, the Connecticut field variety for jack-o'-lanterns pumpkin 200 October 9, 2003
The scientific name of this veggie -- or is it a fruit? -- is Lycopersicon esculentum tomato 400 October 9, 2003
Unlike the green variety of this vegetable, the string on sugar snaps runs around both sides of the pod peas 600 October 9, 2003
In Italian cabbage is cavolo & this vegetable is cavolfiore cauliflower 800 October 9, 2003
Although this juice orange may have originated in Portugal, it bears the name of a Spanish city & region Valencia 1000 October 9, 2003
The egg-shaped plum variety of this makes a great spaghetti sauce the tomato 200 May 14, 2003
Many dieters eat helf of one of these, like the Star Ruby or Rio Red, before every meal the grapefruit 400 May 14, 2003
What the French call epinard we call this spinach 600 May 14, 2003
For cooking, popular ones of these include the Gravenstein & the Greening apples 800 May 14, 2003
Also called a Mexican potato, this crunchy vegetable can be baked, boiled or fried, or served raw in salads jicama 1000 May 14, 2003
Hey, cool! It's the more common name for crisphead lettuce iceberg lettuce 200 December 11, 2002
The name of this vegetable & pie ingredient may come from Latin for "root of the barbarians" rhubarb 400 December 11, 2002
A "pink" variety of this doubles as Arkansas' state fruit & vegetable tomato 600 December 11, 2002
The satsuma, a nearly seedless variety of this, is typically canned, & goes great with Chinese chicken salad mandarin orange 800 December 11, 2002
To improve his singing voice, the emperor Nero ate large quantities of this mild onion relative & symbol of Wales leek 1000 December 11, 2002
These large green banana relatives are usually available in Hispanic markets as platanos Plantains 100 April 6, 2000
It's said that Christopher Columbus introduced this "cool" veggie to the New World Cucumber 200 April 6, 2000
A serving of the butternut variety of this vegetable supplies over 100 percent of the RDA of beta carotene Squash 300 April 6, 2000
Varieties of this tuber include red pontiac, Katahdin & Finnish yellow wax Potatoes 400 April 6, 2000
This tropical fruit contains an enzyme called papain which is used to tenderize meat Papaya 500 April 6, 2000
One who is courting favor is a "polisher" of this fruit Apple 100 February 23, 1998
Peas come in these, & those of the snow pea are edible Pods 200 February 23, 1998
"Not worth" one of these means worthless Fig 300 February 23, 1998
Mustard family member that may be plain or horse Radish 400 February 23, 1998
To get its green flesh, cut lengthwise around the large seed, twist halves apart, remove seed & scoop Avocado 500 February 23, 1998
The usual color of the flesh of a honeydew melon Green 100 September 4, 1997
The scallion is also known as this "onion" Green Onion 200 September 4, 1997
It's also called a snap bean from the sound it makes when broken in half Green Bean 300 September 4, 1997
Term for the edible leaves of the turnip, beet & collard Greens 400 September 4, 1997
A mature Rome beauty apple has skin of this color Red 500 September 4, 1997
Maraschino liqueur is flavored with the pits & pulp of the marasca kind of these Cherries 100 February 27, 1997
The Yukon Gold variety of this vegetable has a moist texture & is good mashed Potato 200 February 27, 1997
To make Poile Helene, place a poached one of these atop vanilla ice cream & top with chocolate sauce Pear 300 February 27, 1997
The most common mandarin orange in the United States, it was named for a city in Morocco Tangerine (for Tangier) 400 February 27, 1997
Many consider the French fraise des bois the most flavorful type of this fruit Strawberry 500 February 27, 1997
The name of this vegetable comes from the Latin words caulis -- "stalk" -- & flos -- "flower" Cauliflower 100 February 4, 1997
This fruit is divided into wine & table groups Grapes 200 February 4, 1997
The acorn variety of this is often cut in half, deseeded & baked Squash 300 February 4, 1997
The rutabaga is related to this root vegetable; it's sometimes called a "yellow" one Turnip 400 February 4, 1997
This tropical fruit is sometimes called a pawpaw though the true pawpaw is an entirely different fruit Papaya 500 February 4, 1997
Two of these fuzzy-skinned fruits from New Zealand contain more potassium than a banana Kiwi 100 November 29, 1996
This creamy yellow squash is served much like the pasta it's named for Spaghetti Squash 200 November 29, 1996
The reddish stalks of this vegetable are often added to strawberry pie Rhubarb 300 November 29, 1996
In the South, this vegetable that thickens gumbo is also eaten fried Okra 400 November 29, 1996
In Europe, it's known as an aubergine Eggplant 500 November 29, 1996
The Royal Ann variety of this fruit is usually the type used to make maraschinos a cherry 100 September 20, 1996
Fruit you're most likely to find in a pandowdy an apple 200 September 20, 1996
Don't cry, but when its skin is "thick and tough, coming winter cold and rough" an onion 300 September 20, 1996
The English, a hothouse variety of this vegetable, can be 2 feet long & has few seeds a cucumber 400 September 20, 1996
This red-leafed Italian chicory is used as a salad green radicchio 500 September 20, 1996
When buying this vegetable, look for spears with tightly closed green or purplish tips asparagus 100 June 18, 1996
Some varieties of this vegetable have edible pods & are eaten in much the same way as green beans peas 200 June 18, 1996
If adequately fertilized, a good palm tree may produce 200 pounds of these little sweet treats each year dates 300 June 18, 1996
In 1792 Captain Bligh finally managed to get a load of these trees to Jamaica breadfruit 400 June 18, 1996
The citron is cultivated not for its acidic pulp, but for this, which is candied peel 500 June 18, 1996
The red & golden apple varieties with this word in their names are the most widely grown in the U.S. Delicious 100 November 24, 1995
Brabanconne is a garnish made with these miniature cabbages Brussels Sprouts 200 November 24, 1995
Ogden Nash said of this vegetable, "When it's raw, it develops the jaw, but stewed, is more quietly chewed" Celery 300 November 24, 1995
What we usually call this in the United States is actually the netted or nutmeg melon Cantaloupe 400 November 24, 1995
This bitter plum, the fruit of the blackthorne, is used to make jam & to flavor gin sloe berry 500 November 24, 1995
The Empire apple was developed in this state from the Delicious & McIntosh New York 100 November 30, 1994
Petit pois are small, tender ones of these peas 200 November 30, 1994
Blumenkohl is the German name for this vegetable cauliflower 300 November 30, 1994
Baba ghanoush is a Middle Eastern spread made with this purple-skinned vegetable the eggplant 400 November 30, 1994
In the U.S. Golden raisins are usually made from this variety of grape the Thompson Seedless 500 November 30, 1994
The Anjou & Comice varieties of this fruit originated in France a pear 100 March 22, 1994
This Italian summer squash is also called a small marrow zucchini 200 March 22, 1994
The name of this popular soul food vegetable comes from colewort collard greens 300 March 22, 1994
The cardoon, a type of thistle, is closely related to this "globe" vegetable artichoke 400 March 22, 1994
The "Japanese" persimmon was introduced to the U.S. by this commodore in 1855 Commodore (Matthew) Perry 500 March 22, 1994
The seedless navel is a sweet variety of this Orange 100 November 18, 1993
Alligator pear is another term for this Avocado 200 November 18, 1993
The plantain member of this fruit family, musaceae, is also called Adam's fig Banana 300 November 18, 1993
A wedge of this fruit is the traditional accompaniment for a shot of tequila Lime 400 November 18, 1993
Called a nut when dried, this is the fruit of the Soapberry tree, native to China Lychee nut 500 November 18, 1993
To make sauerkraut, ferment this vegetable with salt cabbage 100 November 8, 1993
Though this fruit's name is in one of Ga.'s nicknames, Calif. & S.C. produce more of them peaches 200 November 8, 1993
The Muscat variety of this fruit is perfect for making raisins grapes 300 November 8, 1993
These were once called "love apples", perhaps because eating them was thought to make you fall in love tomatoes 400 November 8, 1993
This second-largest citrus fruit is believed to be a mutation of the largest, the shaddock grapefruit 500 November 8, 1993
Slices of this pickling vegetable are said to soften skin & soothe tired eyes a cucumber 100 January 19, 1993
This vegetable may be named for the white, oval variety, but we know the purple one better an eggplant 200 January 19, 1993
The plantain type of this tropical fruit is almost always eaten cooked a banana 300 January 19, 1993
Loganberries are believed to be a hybrid of the blackberry & this red berry the raspberry 400 January 19, 1993
The Seville and bergamot are classified as bitter varieties of this fruit oranges 500 January 19, 1993
It's believed that this red berry grown in bogs was served at the first Thanksgiving Cranberries 100 February 20, 1991
Mangoldwurzel, used for cattle feed, is a variety of this red root vegetable Beet 200 February 20, 1991
The name of this fruit group comes from the Greek word for cedar; kedros Citrus 300 February 20, 1991
Burpee ran a 1990 contest for the largest prize-winner variety of this; the deadline for entry was October 31st Pumpkin 400 February 20, 1991
Except for grains, this tuber is the most widely consumed human food Potato 500 February 20, 1991
Cling peaches are called that because they cling to this Pit/Stone 100 January 17, 1991
The fruit of the nopal cactus is this kind of pear Prickly Pear 200 January 17, 1991
Citrus fruit named for the resemblance of its apex to a belly button Navel Orange 300 January 17, 1991
Wintercress is also called scurvy grass because of its high content of this vitamin Vitamin C 400 January 17, 1991
Maui & Vidalia, Georgia are famous for producing sweet types of this vegetable Onions 500 January 17, 1991
The head varieties of this vegetable are divided into butterhead & crisphead lettuce 100 November 7, 1990
Santa Claus, casaba & Crenshaw are types of this fruit melon 200 November 7, 1990
This root vegetable looks like, sounds like & is related to parsley parsnip 300 November 7, 1990
It's both a type of gourd & a small immature cucumber a gherkin 400 November 7, 1990
Ponderosa, Big Boy hybrid & Sunray are popular varieties of this tomato 500 November 7, 1990
They were once called "Saratoga Chips" after the town in New York where they were first made Potato chips 100 May 8, 1990
These red "berries" grown on the ground aren't true berries because the seeds are on the outside Strawberries 200 May 8, 1990
Of jams, jelly or preserves, the one that contains no fruit, only fruit juice Jelly 300 May 8, 1990
Thos. Jefferson is credited with introducing this vegetable, named for its ovoid shape, to the U.S. Eggplant 400 May 8, 1990
Supreme Court said this salad ingredient could be classified as a vegetable (but it's botanically a fruit) Tomato 500 May 8, 1990