Tag Archives: Root Vegetables

What Price Turnips?

Nothing comes without a price, and when That price is out of reach, you’re out of luck. You’re left with only two good options then: 1. Mope; 2. Hope it just “falls off a truck.” Advertisements

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A Yam / Not A Yam

A yam’s a grass and/or a lily. Sweet Potato? Different story. Popeye’s claim to yamhood’s silly– Swee’P.’s pop’s a morning glory!

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Malbouffe

Sliced taters, deep-fried and then salted: A treat Des amis à Paris, where they call them pommes frites. But those super-size fries sap your energy: Poof! There’s a third word in French, et le mot est “malbouffe.”

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Get A Life

Because I could not stop for Death, He calls me night and day — Leaves messages on my machine — Not interested, okay?! I stoop to weed the carrot patch, He’s there between the rows, Smiting snails with salt from … Continue reading

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Delightful

A pair of handy household tips For pulling bulbs from stubborn sockets: Mulish lamps will loose their grips When struck by raw potato rockets. Oftentimes a bulb will shatter If a tater hits too hard; Unless you’d like your blood … Continue reading

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The Root Vegetable Anthem

Root! Root! Root for root vegetables! A wealth of stealthy health beneath the lawn. There’s a feast of tasty treats Waiting deep beneath your feets So hurry! Dig them up before they’re gone! Comestibles like vegetables are good for you. … Continue reading

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A Potato For Emily

Darkness falls on Idaho. Has Emily returned to thee? Alas, the Gem State whispers, no. Esto perpetua, says she, The Tater State is not for me. The Mountain bluebird, cutthroat trout And huckleberry do without. The Western White Pine watched … Continue reading

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