Discovered a PDF of my favorite thesaurus, The Synonym Finder by J.I. Rodale. Super handy!
A life without beets or lima beans is a fine, full life. But to forgo leeks, collards, broccoli, string beans, escarole, and the vast profusion of beautiful green, yellow, and purple vegetables stems from a prejudice that must be challenged. Laurie Colwin in Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen