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When kids look at broccoli, they call it 'little trees,' because they see it not just for the word 'broccoli.' They see it for what it looks like, the image. We, as adults, forget to think like that. We forget to think figuratively and have to be reminded.
It takes less land to grow a pound of broccoli than it does a pound of beef. Less land to grow a pound of grain than a pound of beef. Less water, less energy.
Ed Begley, Jr.
For my money, celery hasn't got a mean bit of fibre in its body, and we all need to start being much nicer to it.
How can something that's 95% water be so divisive? Alone among vegetables, the poor, innocent stick of celery elicits the most vicious attacks.
My parents were vegetarians. I'd show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
I like to get where the cabbage is cooking and catch the scents.