ABC’s of Food  
Letter “A” Apple  : a rounded fruit with red, yellow or green skin  When my mom went to the grocery store, the  apples  we...
Letter “B” Beans  : a seed or pod of any various erect or a climbing leguminous plants  When I went to go and eat on the b...
Letter “C” Corn  : the seed of a cereal grass & especially of the important crop   My grandpa owns a farm and him and his ...
Letter “D” Dumplings  : a small mass of dough cooked by boiling or steaming  Every time we go to Crackle Barrel Anna gets ...
Letter “E” Eggs  : the hard shelled reproductive body produced by a bird  When you bake a cake you have to use  eggs  . <u...
Letter “F” Fish  : an aquatic animal usually used in combination  When you go to a seafood restaurant, most likely there i...
Letter “G” Grape  :green or purple berry with sweet juicy flesh that grows in bunches on a vine, eaten fresh or used to ma...
Letter “H” Hamburger  : a ground beef ;a cooked patty When I go to Pats in Benson I get a  hamburger  .  <ul><li>The world...
Letter “I” Icing : a sweet glace made of sugar, butter, water & eggs  When my mom bakes a cake she puts  icing  on it . <u...
Letter “j” jam  : a spread made by boiling fruit  When I got to Crackle Barrel I see a lot of people with  jam  .  <ul><li...
Letter “K” Kiwi  : a green fruit with a fuzzy outside   I don’t like to eat  kiwi  because of the fuzzy outside . <ul><li>...
Letter “L” Lettuce  : a common garden vegetable of the daisy family   When I go out to eat my mom always gets a salad whic...
Letter “M” Mango  : a smooth rind, sweet juicy flesh ; a flat one seeded stone  To eat the  mango  you have to cut it with...
Letter “N”  Nectarine  : a variety of peach having a smooth down less skin  Nectarine  almost tastes like peaches because ...
Letter “O” Orange  : reddish yellow bitter or sweet edible citrus fruit  Orange s are used in orange juice that some peopl...
Letter “P” Papaya  : a large yellow melon like fruit of a American shrub  In the middle of a  papaya  there are tons of se...
Letter “Q” Quince  : the fruit such as a tree  Quince  is almost like an apple it grows off a tree and almost looks like a...
Letter “R” Rambutan  : the bright red oval fruit  An unpeeled  rambutan  looks like a grape but just a different color.  <...
Letter “S” Star fruit  : fruit in the shape of a star that tastes like kiwi  In our cafeteria at school they serve  star f...
Letter “T” Tomato  : red fruit eaten raw or cooked as a vegetable  There are  tomatoes  in ketchup. <ul><li>It’s the world...
Letter “U” Ugli  : a large sweet variety of tangelo having yellow skin  Ugli  fruit almost looks like a rotten orange .  <...
Letter “V” Voavango  : a round fruit that is green with white dots and turns brown when fully ripe Voavango  is a Spanish ...
Letter “W” Watermelon  : having a hard green rind & sweet watery pink or reddish flesh  During the summer time my grandma ...
Letter “X” Xigua  : looks like a watermelon only shorter in size  When you plant watermelons in a garden they almost look ...
Letter “Y” Yellow watermelon  : same as watermelon just a different color which is yellow  Yellow watermelon  looks just l...
Letter “Z” Zucchini  : a variety of squash having an elongated shape & smooth skin  Zucchini  is more popular in Italy ver...
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  1. 1. ABC’s of Food 
  2. 2. Letter “A” Apple : a rounded fruit with red, yellow or green skin When my mom went to the grocery store, the apples were on sale . <ul><li>Can be a bright red, yellow or green </li></ul><ul><li>Grows on trees </li></ul><ul><li>Can be bought at the grocery store </li></ul>
  3. 3. Letter “B” Beans : a seed or pod of any various erect or a climbing leguminous plants When I went to go and eat on the buffet they have beans . <ul><li>Can be brown, black or green </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers grow it </li></ul><ul><li>Found at a lot of restaurants </li></ul>
  4. 4. Letter “C” Corn : the seed of a cereal grass & especially of the important crop My grandpa owns a farm and him and his sons plant/grow corn . <ul><li>Is yellow </li></ul><ul><li>Grown in fields from farmers </li></ul><ul><li>It is a crop </li></ul>
  5. 5. Letter “D” Dumplings : a small mass of dough cooked by boiling or steaming Every time we go to Crackle Barrel Anna gets dumplings . <ul><li>You can eat them at Crackle Barrel </li></ul><ul><li>Cooked balls of dough </li></ul><ul><li>Dumplings can be sweet or spicy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Letter “E” Eggs : the hard shelled reproductive body produced by a bird When you bake a cake you have to use eggs . <ul><li>They contain protein, minerals and vitamins except vitamin C </li></ul><ul><li>China produces most of the eggs </li></ul><ul><li>A fresh egg will sink and a stale one will float </li></ul>
  7. 7. Letter “F” Fish : an aquatic animal usually used in combination When you go to a seafood restaurant, most likely there is going to be fish . <ul><li>You will find it on most menus at the beach </li></ul><ul><li>There are various types of fish you can eat </li></ul><ul><li>They have been on earth more than 450 million years </li></ul>
  8. 8. Letter “G” Grape :green or purple berry with sweet juicy flesh that grows in bunches on a vine, eaten fresh or used to make wine or juice When you go to the grocery store there are red and green grapes . <ul><li>They can be green or red/purple grapes </li></ul><ul><li>You can buy them at the grocery store </li></ul><ul><li>One grape vine can grow to be 50 feet long </li></ul>
  9. 9. Letter “H” Hamburger : a ground beef ;a cooked patty When I go to Pats in Benson I get a hamburger . <ul><li>The world hamburger probably existed by the end of the middle ages </li></ul><ul><li>You can buy hamburgers most likely at any restaurant. </li></ul><ul><li>Hamburgers today are served with pickles and lettuce etc. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Letter “I” Icing : a sweet glace made of sugar, butter, water & eggs When my mom bakes a cake she puts icing on it . <ul><li>You put them on cakes and cupcakes </li></ul><ul><li>It is really ,really sweet </li></ul><ul><li>It can be different colors </li></ul>
  11. 11. Letter “j” jam : a spread made by boiling fruit When I got to Crackle Barrel I see a lot of people with jam . <ul><li>It is very sticky </li></ul><ul><li>They are made by cooking whole fruit with sugar </li></ul><ul><li>It contains a whole cup of fruit and rest sugar </li></ul>
  12. 12. Letter “K” Kiwi : a green fruit with a fuzzy outside I don’t like to eat kiwi because of the fuzzy outside . <ul><li>There are more than 400 different varieties of kiwi fruit. </li></ul><ul><li>Kiwi can be small or medium in size </li></ul><ul><li>The shell of the skin can be eaten or peeled </li></ul>
  13. 13. Letter “L” Lettuce : a common garden vegetable of the daisy family When I go out to eat my mom always gets a salad which has lettuce in it . <ul><li>Americans eat about 30 lbs of lettuce every year </li></ul><ul><li>There are 4 different types of lettuce </li></ul><ul><li>The lettuce we see today actually started out as weed </li></ul>
  14. 14. Letter “M” Mango : a smooth rind, sweet juicy flesh ; a flat one seeded stone To eat the mango you have to cut it with a Sharpe knife. <ul><li>Mangos are about 6 in long </li></ul><ul><li>It has a thick greenish or yellowish skin </li></ul><ul><li>a mango tree can grow up to be ninety feet long </li></ul>
  15. 15. Letter “N” Nectarine : a variety of peach having a smooth down less skin Nectarine almost tastes like peaches because it has a variety of peaches in it. <ul><li>The nectarine tree produces peaches </li></ul><ul><li>A nectarine is almost identical to a peach </li></ul><ul><li>It has been known for 2,000 years </li></ul>
  16. 16. Letter “O” Orange : reddish yellow bitter or sweet edible citrus fruit Orange s are used in orange juice that some people may drink in the morning. <ul><li>In Jamaica people clean their floors with a half orange </li></ul><ul><li>Spain has over 35,000,000 orange trees </li></ul><ul><li>they grow on evergreen trees which are about 30 ft tall </li></ul>
  17. 17. Letter “P” Papaya : a large yellow melon like fruit of a American shrub In the middle of a papaya there are tons of seeds . <ul><li>There are two types of papayas </li></ul><ul><li>Papayas like to be warm form the sunshine </li></ul><ul><li>The papaya is the fruit of the Carica Papaya tree </li></ul>
  18. 18. Letter “Q” Quince : the fruit such as a tree Quince is almost like an apple it grows off a tree and almost looks like a yellow apple . <ul><li>The fruit is to small and to hard to be of commercial value </li></ul><ul><li>The quince is a relative value of the apple and the pear </li></ul><ul><li>Over 4,000 years the trees have grown in Asia </li></ul>
  19. 19. Letter “R” Rambutan : the bright red oval fruit An unpeeled rambutan looks like a grape but just a different color. <ul><li>In some countries the rambutan is common in gardens </li></ul><ul><li>It is eaten fresh </li></ul><ul><li>Rambutan is most commonly grown in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia </li></ul>
  20. 20. Letter “S” Star fruit : fruit in the shape of a star that tastes like kiwi In our cafeteria at school they serve star fruit with certain meals. <ul><li>It is 6 inches long </li></ul><ul><li>They are produced by the carambola tree </li></ul><ul><li>It has waxy skin </li></ul>
  21. 21. Letter “T” Tomato : red fruit eaten raw or cooked as a vegetable There are tomatoes in ketchup. <ul><li>It’s the worlds most popular fruit </li></ul><ul><li>There are more than 16 million tons of tomatoes grown each year </li></ul><ul><li>Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A and C </li></ul>
  22. 22. Letter “U” Ugli : a large sweet variety of tangelo having yellow skin Ugli fruit almost looks like a rotten orange . <ul><li>Ugli is a Jamaican fruit </li></ul><ul><li>It is a size of a smallish grapefruit but is sweeter </li></ul><ul><li>The American pronunciation is “ugly” </li></ul>
  23. 23. Letter “V” Voavango : a round fruit that is green with white dots and turns brown when fully ripe Voavango is a Spanish tamarind fruit. <ul><li>It is about 1.5 to 2 in big </li></ul><ul><li>It is a Spanish tamarind </li></ul><ul><li>It is a very rare fruit </li></ul>
  24. 24. Letter “W” Watermelon : having a hard green rind & sweet watery pink or reddish flesh During the summer time my grandma brings home watermelon . <ul><li>Watermelon is actually a vegetable not a fruit </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1,200 varieties of watermelons are grown </li></ul><ul><li>Watermelon became apart of the dictionary in 1615 </li></ul>
  25. 25. Letter “X” Xigua : looks like a watermelon only shorter in size When you plant watermelons in a garden they almost look like xigua <ul><li>It is found in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>It is a small fruit </li></ul><ul><li>The fruit is favorite with the birds </li></ul>
  26. 26. Letter “Y” Yellow watermelon : same as watermelon just a different color which is yellow Yellow watermelon looks just like regular watermelon but on the inside instead of it being pink it is yellow . <ul><li>It is not sold at grocery stores </li></ul><ul><li>It is very rare </li></ul><ul><li>It is commonly used in salads </li></ul>
  27. 27. Letter “Z” Zucchini : a variety of squash having an elongated shape & smooth skin Zucchini is more popular in Italy verse North America . <ul><li>Strange explorers are the ones who bring back zucchini </li></ul><ul><li>They contain useful amounts of folate </li></ul><ul><li>The skin color can be black , dark green and pale green </li></ul>

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