Have you ever seen a white eggplant? How about a white cucumber? Browse the images and descriptions below to find out more.
An Israeli cantaloupe with smooth green flesh. This melon is sweet and aromatic. Serve it for a chilled desert.
Butternut squash are often used in place of pumpkin in pumpkin pies. The flesh is bright orange and sweet, with a mild nutty flavor. Cut it in half, rub with olive oil, and roast cut-side down until tender. Or, try this savory lentil recipe.
The Casper eggplant produces a medium-sized snowy white fruit. It shares its name with the friendly ghost and like him, there's nothing to fear here. Fix this eggplant as you would any other variety.
Golden Gopher Muskmelon
This melon is an orange-fleshed muskmelon with distinctive flavor. It's a small melon with a lot to offer.
Great White Tomato
This large tomato is light yellow to creamy white in color. It's a meaty tomato with few seeds and low acid. A great slicing tomato!
Prized by chefs for its more potent, complex flavor, hardneck garlic differs from the softneck supermarket variety in the clove configuration. Hardneck garlic is typically smaller, with a stiff stem up the middle. Use less of this type than you would softneck.
These smooth, white turnips are a small summer variety. Their flavor is sweet and mild. These tender turnips are wonderful sliced thinly over a salad. For something different, try making pink pickled turnips.
Prescott Fond Blanc Melon
An heirloom melon with lumpy, warted skin and bright orange flesh. The flesh is dense and sweet. Eat this straight, or consider making a melon jam like Marisa McClellan's recipe in Food in Jars.
Pride of Wisconsin
This strange looking heirloom melon is called the pride of Wisconsin. It has a super sweet orange flesh so forgive its appearance and enjoy!
Russet potatoes are starchy potatoes well suited to baking, frying, and mashing. They do not hold their shape as well as other potatoes in soups, so save these for baked or mashed potatoes.
Silver Slicer Cucumber
The white cucumber in the center is a silver slicer. It's a crisp, refreshing cucumber without a trace of bitterness. This is a great cucumber for salads and refreshing pitchers of cucumber water.
Snow Crown Cauliflower
A mild sweet cauliflower. This cauliflower would work well on a crudites platter, but it is also delicious cooked. Try roasting it with olive oil, salt, and pepper to highlight its flavor. Or, try topping a homemade pizza with roasted cauliflower and olives.