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Edamame

Edamame

Soybeans are loaded with protein—they have twice as much as other beans—but when fully ripe, they are unappealing in taste and texture. Edamame are fresh soybeans harvested at 80 percent maturity, when they are still crisp, green, and sweet.
Eggplant

Eggplant

Believe it or not, the eggplant is actually a berry! Popular in Mediterranean and Indian cuisines, it’s a delicious, versatile player worth getting to know better.
Eggs

Eggs

Inexpensive, versatile, and high in protein, eggs are a staple of cuisines around the world and an indispensable binding agent in baking.

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