vegetable oyster

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vegetable oyster long white salsify
    • n vegetable oyster Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root; naturalized throughout United States
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vegetable oyster (Bot) the oyster plant. See under Oyster.
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Usage

In literature:

The foods eaten with the fork are meats, vegetables, fish, salads, oysters and clams, lobster, ices, frozen puddings and melons.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
Place a second layer of crumbs and the remainder of the vegetable oysters in the dish, and sprinkle again with salt and pepper.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Very few articles indeed are consumed in their natural state, the exceptions being eggs, milk, oysters, fruit and a few vegetables.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Vegetable oysters, 1 to 2 hours.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
EAT all kinds of grains, vegetables and fruits, and avoid salted meat, but eat chicken, steak, fish, oysters, etc.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
On these wafers may be served creamed oysters, vegetables, chicken or fruit.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
Scrape the vegetable and cut into small pieces with a silver knife (a steel knife would darken the oyster plant).
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
Fish and oysters were plentiful, as well as eggs and vegetables.
"A History of Lumsden's Battery, C.S.A." by George Little
SALSIFY, OR VEGETABLE OYSTER.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
SALSIFY, or VEGETABLE OYSTER.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Salsify, oyster plant or vegetable oyster is a root of easy culture and of high food value.
"Farm Gardening with Hints on Cheap Manuring" by Anonymous
Soup had been followed by roast oysters, terrapin and turkey, and accompanying vegetables and hot breads.
"Nobody's Child" by Elizabeth Dejeans
Entrance: water, milk, fresh uncooked vegetables, oysters.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
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In news:

Instead of wrapping this vegetable-laden version of lamb with peppers and oyster sauce in Chinese pancakes, I wrapped it in whole wheat flour tortillas.
More than 200 new plants found a home this Tuesday at Oyster Plant Park in Poulsbo but the growth of community spirit during the finishing work may have been more notable than the thriving vegetation.
1 bag oyster crackers 1/2 c vegetable oil 1 pkg ranch dressing 1 t garlic 1 t. Place crackers in a cake pan.
Salt and pepper fried oysters come with Chinese vegetables and brown sauce.
1?2 cup vegetable oil 8 oysters , freshly shucked 1?4 cup cornmeal 1 tsp.
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