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Cooking Vegetables And Fruits

Subject : cooking
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1. Natural form of sugar found in fruit and vegetable

2. Natural agent in fruits that causes them to ripen

3. Grading standards developed for fresh and canned fruits and vegetables by the USDA

4. Type of peach whose flesh sticks to the pit

5. Vegetable in which the fibrous plant stem is eaten

6. Method used to process food into a smooth pulp

7. Vegetable sauce made from a puree of vegetables or fruit that can be served hot or cold

8. Fruit that has a central pit enclosing a single seed - such as cherry - peach - apricot

9. Fruit with a natural growing season taking place in the winter months

10. Middle eastern eggplant dip

11. Large groups of plants ranging from single-celled organisms to giant mushrooms

12. Vegetable in which the flower and the attached stem of the plant are eaten

13. Enzyme in some fruits that causes cut fruit to turn brown once inside flesh is exposed to air

14. Herbaceous plant that can be partially or wholly eaten; has little or no woody tissue

15. Red or purple pigment in vegetables and fruits

16. Finish in which a small amount of honey - sugar - or maple syrup is added to the vegetable - coating it and giving it a sheen as it heats

17. Orange - yellow - red-orange - or red pigment in vegetables and fruits

18. French term for raw vegetables served as relish

19. Japanese breaded and deep-fried vegetable

20. Fleshly root or stem of a plant - such as a potato - that is able to grow into a new plant

21. Fruit that originates in tropical locations

22. Type of peach with flesh that separates easily from pit

23. Organ that develops from the ovary of a flowering plant and contains one or more seeds

24. Fruit with a natural growing season taking place during the summer months

25. Green pigment in vegetables and fruits

26. Vegetable in which seed - and / or pod of the plant is eaten

27. Chemical reaction that causes certain fruits to turn dark once the inside flesh is exposed to air

28. Technique that involves growing vegetables in nutrient-enriched water rather than in soil

29. Vegetables the develop from the ovary of a flowering plant and contain one or more seeds

30. Substance that gives a food its color

31. Vegetable that has a single root that extends into the ground and provides nutrients to the part of the plant that exists above ground

32. Colorless or white pigment in vegetables and fruits

33. Vegetable with broad leaves that range from dark green to pale green