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Carrots (Daucus Carota)

Carrots (Daucus Carota)

  The favorite food of Bugs Bunny, this biennial plant gets its name from the French word carotte or Latin word Carota. Carrots belong to the Umbelliferae family along with parsnips, cumin, dill and fennel, which all have umbrella-like flower clusters

Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)

Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)

Asparagus is native to Europe, Northern Africa and Western Asia. It is a perennial plant that has “leaves” that look like scales, called cladodes. Green asparagus is eaten worldwide, commonly with eggs in China and with beef in Britain. Asparagus has been used from very early times as a vegetable to eat and a medicine, [&hellip

Blood Oranges (Citrus Sinensis)

Blood Oranges (Citrus Sinensis)

A variety of orange, blood oranges are smaller but look like a normal orange from the exterior. It is the interior of the orange that makes them so fabulous. The inside of this appropriately named blood orange is blood colored. The juice of the orange is sweet, somewhat bitter as well, but less acidic than [&hellip