The Vegetable Scene
Who doesn't love vegetables? Really? You don't? That's just shocking. Terribly
shocking. But the sad news is, this is part of a disturbing trend that's growing:
people are slowly stopping eating vegetables. Not only will they miss out on powerful
nutrients, but on great products. I mean it, as well. Sure, you're not going to
pick up and eat broccoli at any given second (and honestly, neither would I, I'm
more of a corn type), but have you ever considered picking up a slice of delicious,
mouth-watering pineapple and broccoli pie? Of course not; you haven't seen that!
So, now you're more curious about these delectable delights, aren't you?
Probably. If not, well, nothing I can do about it. Otherwise, great! Below
is a list and review of vegetable products that taste great, and not so great
(to avoid eating wrong products and hating vegetables more). And no spinach
products either, which is just as shocking. :O
NOTICE: We are not responsible for any dislike of products below. Eat at your
Potato Wedges: Ah yes, this is a classic. Well, not really. But to me, it should
be. Why? For one thing, almost anything with potatoes in it is good, if not
very good. Secondly, they're better than standard old (yecch) french fries.
Plus, these come with no grease at no extra charge! What could be better? Nothing,
that's what. And, you may want to enjoy that with some nice ketchup and make
them taste oh so tomatoey and potatoey. This is great. Superb, and should be
on your dinner (or lunch, and maybe breakfast) table now.
Crunchy Carrot Burger: I like carrots. I like burgers. I don't like this second
product. I first noticed it at the food shop, but Cybunnies bought it out before
I could get to it. The next day, I actually purchased it from the marketplace.
I brought it home, heated it up, made some more potato wedges, and took a bite...
...and spat it all out. It was like a psychotic twist on something everybody
loves. I'm not sure if Cybunnies would like it, because I'm not one of them.
But for everyone else, I can recommend other things, but I WILL not recommend
this. Nope. Never. However, the buns taste pretty good alone.
Asparagus Gateaux: I saw this the same day as the crunchy carrot burger. However,
Adam bought them all out before I could even touch them. The next day, I bought
one, hoping I wouldn't run into another crunchy carrot burger. I brought it
home, unwrapped it, and took a bite of the icing. It tickled my mouth. And then,
I swallowed. I loved it. Being cautious, I tried a piece of the cake. I swallowed.
I went, "GACK!" I tried them together. It was harmony. Both the good and the
bad came together and made a semigood cake, because the bad and good only equal
themselves out. However, I was delighted with the aftertaste, and would buy
Roast Ummagine Pastry Roll: Ummagines are a unique vegetable, mainly because
nobody thinks they're vegetables. Supposedly, they're fruit, but of course,
being stubborn old me, I refuse to believe that. At all. But I consider baked
goods baked, which is good and which is half of the reason I bought this. I
wanted to try a vegetable pastry instead of fruit, and I ended up here. I took
it home, made some ummagine tea (I don't recommend it, it's not vegetabley),
and sat down and took a bite. Pretty good. It was crisp, crunchy and flavorful.
It could have some jam or jelly included with it, but otherwise, it's good.
Chunky Cauliflower Soup: I think cauliflower is about as disgusting as any
Darigan petpet (er, no offense), which is very much. When I got to the food
shop in desperate need of a soup to feed two guests, and this was the only one
they had, I didn't want to buy it, but my guests would be angry if I did not
give them soup. So, I got this one and ran home quickly to avoid vomiting as
much as possible. I served it to my guests. They liked it and I took a bite.
I didn't. It was an overdose of cauliflower in a bad cauliflower broth-and it
was chunky. I forced it down my throat. I'm not sure how my guests handled it,
but they were babies, so who knows? I don't think I'm going to eat it again.
Especially after the expensive cleaning bills from spilling my bowl of yuck.
Corn Balls: Mmm, corn. I like corn a lot. And after eating chunky cauliflower
soup, I needed something I could enjoy. You ask, why corn? I say, why not? And
so, I proceeded to buy one. But it was half price day, the shop owner was picky,
and so I had to buy two to make up the difference (shop owners these days...).
I wasn't hungry, really, so I ate it for lunch. It was delicious! Sweet, and
sweet it was. It was also buttery, which was good, and it tasted fresh, which
was even better. I took it home. It can even be a popcorn ball. Make it into
that, if you don't mind having half your kitchen explode. No, I don't know any
other things you can make it into.
Still not convinced to eat vegetables? Honestly? NO??? What? I spent time making
this and eating chunky cauliflower soup just to be unconvincing? Wait, you like
them? That's what I thought.
All in all, though, just go out and eat some vegetables for once! Forget fruit,
it can't beat vegetables. Forget everything else, too, besides water. Just go
have some fun and eat a vegetable dish! Potatoes and pasta, carrots and cornupeppers,
onions and, um, more onions-the possibilities are amazing endless. Although
you're right, I still kinda don't like vegetables, after the kitchen incident,
the floor cleaning bills, the endless time spent attempting to buy vegetables
against the likes of Cybunnies and Adam....
Okay, you're right. I don't like vegetables that much. At least for now. But,
hopefully I'll find something better someday...
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