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Re: now yucky veggies!

Fresh for all veggies is NOTHING like canned and only little like frozen. 
Once you start using fresh, it is difficult to substitute.  Tonight, we are
having fresh asparagus soup...cooked with shallots in chicken
broth....can't wait until it is ready.
Bonnie ETN Zone 7

> [Original Message]
> From: Melody <mhobertm@excite.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 12/16/2004 8:23:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now yucky veggies!
> Cathy: This is where I lucked out big time with my kids. Because I'm am
> not much of a veggie eater, it really did work out well that during
> their very young years, their dad was at home with them in the evenings
> while I worked pm shift and since he loves ALL veggies, that is what
> they learned to eat and love. So my kids do eat brussels sprouts, and
> mushrooms, and spinach, cabbage, sauerkraut, and tons of other veggies I
> won't even get near. They did however, teach me to like fresh spinach,
> so I guess there's always room for improvement. I'd never had fresh
> spinach growing up...just that nasty stuff in cans, so I truly didn't
> know what I was missing until my son convinced me to try it. Now it's
> one of my favorites!
> Melody Hobert-Mellecker
> Director, Stewardship & Religious Education
> St. Joseph's Parish, Hills, IA
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Thu 12/16, Cathy Carpenter < cathy.c@insightbb.com > wrote:
> From: Cathy Carpenter [mailto: cathy.c@insightbb.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 06:02:08 -0600
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now yucky veggies!
> I agree that its a lifestyle growing up issue. My son in law doesn't
> <br>eat vegetables, period. None. He eats meat, potatoes, bread, and
> <br>macaroni and cheese. My daughter grew up on a varied diet, but
> <br>maintaining it is hard under those circumstances (you should see her
> <br>meal wish list when she comes to visit me!). I worry about the
> <br>grandbaby, though, because even though her mother is introducing
> <br>vegetables, kids are observant and she will eventually notice dad's
> <br>diet.<br>Cathy<br>On Wednesday, December 15, 2004, at 11:32 AM,
> kmrsy@comcast.net wrote:<br><br>>> I'm glad to hear that someone else
> does eat vegetables. I was<br>>> beginning to feel peculiar about
> it.<br>><br>> No, I realize I'M the peculiar one. I think a lot has to
> do with the <br>> way<br>> you are raised and the life you lead. I grew
> up with a choice of canned<br>> peas, corn, green beans, and spinach.
> Those were the only veggies I<br>> knew. Carrots, onion, and celery were
> only parts of stew; I didn't<br>> really think of them as vegetables.
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