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13 Delightfully Odd Foods That Could Have Come Straight From A Dr. Seuss Book

05/27/2014 09:40 am ET | Updated Jun 11, 2014

"Don't knock it 'till you've tried it!" That's the moral of Theodor Seuss Geisel's all-time classic about a child harassing a man until he agrees to sample an oddly colored meat dish that turns out to be delicious.

In the culinary realm, we've learned, there are a ton of bizarre-looking (yet delightful) versions of everyday foods that would seem right at home on a table in Whoville. Below are some of these strange Seussian creations -- and, again, don't knock them 'till you've tried them.

Would you like pink pancakes here or there?

beet cakes

Red velvet pancakes with beets courtesy of Kitchen Vignettes.

Or mashed cauliflower anywhere?

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Mashed purple cauliflower recipe by Eat Your Beets.

Some garden veggies in a house?

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Curlicue bits of the fiddlehead fern plant are harvested in the Northeastern U.S. and parts of Europe. They make a tasty dish when cooked with a little garlic.

Fruity tartlets with a mouse?

starfruit tartlet

Tartlet recipe adapted from The Sundy House Restaurant & Inn by The Kitchen Prep.

Would you eat green waffles in a box?

green waffles

Spirulina-Mango waffles over at Farmers Market Vegan.

Purply carrots with a fox?

purple carrots

Roasted carrot recipe on Food Blogga.

A hot pink smoothie in a car?

pink smoothie

Dragon fruit smoothie recipe by My Sugar 'n' Spice.

How about blue cornbread, near or far?

blue muffins

Jalepeno-cheddar blue corn muffins at Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks.

Tasty rice, you will see. You may like it in a tree.

spicy green rice

Mexican green rice recipe by The Texan New Yorker.

Would you -- could you -- eat spinach cake on a train?

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Spinach cake recipe by The Crackerbox Kitchen.

Or purple ice cream in the rain?

blueberry ice cream

Blueberry ice cream recipe by The Baker Chick.

Pink mac and cheese with a goat?

beet mac

Roasted beet mac and cheese recipe from The Realistic Nutritionist.

Delicious cake pops on a boat?

lorax cake pops

Lorax cake pop recipe from Bakerella.

You may like some French-fried yams.

purple fries

Okay, they're not technically yams. Purple sweet potato fries recipe created by Miss Buttercup.

And maybe even green eggs and ham.

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Interpretation by 100 Days of Real Food.

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