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vegetable snacks Wed, 10/11/06 4:04 PM (permalink)
When I was a kid, my grandmother used to munch on "chi-chi" beans (chick peas) and pignolis (pine nuts). I know pignolis are nuts, but were like a form of beans (are nuts like beans? ). Excluding new fangled "crudites" what other vegetables have been snacks for you?

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    • Location: new york, NY
    RE: vegetable snacks Wed, 10/11/06 11:35 PM (permalink)
    Feta cheese with boiled corn
    Fava beans with pecorino romano

    For my children: Carrot sticks with ranch dressing

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      RE: vegetable snacks Thu, 10/12/06 1:25 AM (permalink)
      Raw fresh peas, popped right out of the pod into your mouth
      Icicle radishes
      Cherry (or grape) tomatoes

      Favorite for kids: "ants on a log" (celery stick, filled with peanut butter, topped with raisin "ants")

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        • Location: NY, NY
        RE: vegetable snacks Thu, 10/12/06 2:51 AM (permalink)
        wasabi peas... yum
        habanero powder on cashews... yum

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          • Location: Salisbury, NC
          RE: vegetable snacks Fri, 10/13/06 12:03 AM (permalink)
          Celery sticks with pimento cheese smeared inside the gash.
          Raw green beans soaked for a couple of hours in vinegar water.
          Raw potato chunks dipped in sandwich relish spread.
            ann peeples

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            • Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
            RE: vegetable snacks Fri, 10/13/06 12:08 AM (permalink)
            Radishes, radishes,radishes!!!I cannot believe to this day i still eat them.And i used to love raw potato skins when Mom would peel them...awful.

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              • Location: Fresno, CA
              RE: vegetable snacks Fri, 10/13/06 12:26 AM (permalink)
              frozen peas..they were like candy to me...cereal bowls filled with creamed corn and butter, raw cucumbers, the core of raw carrots... it seemed sweeter than the rest of the carrot...

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                • Location: Clovis, CA
                RE: vegetable snacks Thu, 10/19/06 3:57 PM (permalink)
                Raw cucumbers (peeled, because I DON'T LIKE FIBER), with hot sauce and a little salt sprinkled on them. Sheer heaven. Also in-season tomatoes, provided they're fresh-picked, ideally, with a little homemade mayo for dressing.

                I like sugar snap peas, too, but the kids always take them all.

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                  • Location: Poconos, PA
                  RE: vegetable snacks Thu, 10/19/06 4:30 PM (permalink)
                  ...edamame beans in the pod, boiled for 5 min and well-salted...

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                    • Location: Irving, TX
                    RE: vegetable snacks Thu, 10/19/06 11:21 PM (permalink)
                    I second the cherry tomato vote

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                      RE: vegetable snacks Fri, 10/20/06 12:03 AM (permalink)
                      I like olives, grape tomatoes, pickles, raw mushrooms, carrots,cucumber, raw endive and cold roasted beets. I love vegetables period.
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