OK people, listen up, here's the lowdown on which vegetables are cool, and which are icky ...
Edible: green beans, peas , carrots, spinach, lettuce (and salad greens in general), all peppers except green bell, asparagus, brussel sprouts, COOKED tomatoes, squashes (any kind), okra. mushrooms, onions
Inedible: green pepper, raw tomatoes, cucumber (including pickles), olives, broccoli, cauliflower, celery
frozen "mixed" vegetables, including peas 'n' carrots, are OUT.
Expanded to fruits ...
YES: berries (EXCEPT strawberry), banana, cherry, apples, pears, durian (bring it on!), watermelon (other melon I can take or leave)
NO: pineapple, strawberry, rhubarb, peach
MEATS: NO tripe -- ever! Beef must be at least medium, pref medium well.
Cheese: anything except blue!