Symbolizing pearls of beauty, wealth, or wisdom, the oyster can also symbolize sexual arousal. In a dream the oyster may represent something of great value to be “shucked” in one’s waking hours.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
In dreams, parsley represents unrecognized but nourishing benefits in your life. Are you taking some things for granted, such as your health or the love of your family? If parsnips appear in your dreams they may signify neglected opportunities in waking life, whilst the appearance of peas could indicate difficult decisions that need to be made. Shucking peas is thought to portend recovery from illness, dried peas are symbolic of tenacity and strength of purpose, but to dream that you eat peas suggests some form of deception. When peppers appear in dreams pay attention to their color; are they red or green, as this will influence the interpretation? Peppers typify the need for a response of some kind in waking life and to dream about pepper or peppers indicates that you need to put a little more spice and variety in your life. Alternatively, there may be something that is bothering or irritating you, and your dream may be trying to point to the source.
In dreams, a potato could suggest an essential or basic element in your life; it could also suggest being inactive or a ’couch potato’, as well as a delicate or awkward situation or a ’hot potato’.
If you see mashed potatoes in a dream, you may have to make decisions involving financial cutbacks. Potato skin relates to the most potent aspects of an issue; the place from which the greatest number of benefits will be derived. Yams or sweet potatoes are symbols of pleasant memories.... The Element Encyclopedia