Fruit or Vegetable? 12 Foods That Blur the Lines

Fruits people think are vegetables

This guide shares 12 fruits that many people think are vegetables, exploring the fascinating world where the lines between fruits and veggies blur.

If you’ve ever confused a tomato for a vegetable, you’re not alone. The world of fruits and vegetables is filled with surprises, and in this article, I will be shedding light on 12 fruits that often masquerade as everyday vegetables.

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How to Keep Ginger Fresh (6 Storage Tips)

How to keep ginger fresh (6 storage tips)

This practical guide shares six storage tips to help keep your ginger fresh, including methods for whole, peeled, sliced, and grated ginger.

Ginger is a favorite spice that has many uses in the kitchen and home, but storing the root, or rhizome, for later use must be done in the right way to extend its shelf life.

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What Is Saffron? Discover the Spice of Happiness

What is saffron

Discover saffron, also known as the spice of happiness and the most expensive spice in the world. What makes the saffron flower so special?

In this article, I am going to share with you how I discovered Saffron, also known as the spice of happiness, and often referred to as the most expensive spice available anywhere in the world.

There’s so much more to saffron than just its unique taste, pretty looks, and high price tag, so let’s go on a little saffron discovery tour with me!

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How Are Olives Processed After Harvest (5 Methods)

How are olives processed after harvest

This guide explores the different olive processing methods, from brine to lye curing, that turn bitter olives into culinary treasures.

Olives, the emblematic fruit of the Mediterranean, embark on a remarkable transformation from tree to table.

In their raw state, they’re laden with a natural bitterness that requires careful processing to unveil the flavors we cherish.

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Differences Between White, Green and Black Tea (Practical Guide)

White vs green vs black tea

A practical guide to the differences between white tea, green tea, black tea, and oolong tea, and the pros and cons of each.

Did you know that tea is the second most popular drink after water? I was also surprised, but I do love my cup of tea in the afternoon, as it helps me stay focused when I’m working.

Tea has delicious flavors and just about the right amount of caffeine to refresh my brain when I need it most. Each with its own distinct flavors, I enjoy drinking white tea, green tea, as well as black tea.

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15 Popular Types of Nuts (Including Pictures)

Types of nuts

Ever wondered which nuts reign supreme in the snack world? This article lists 15 of the most popular types of nuts from around the world with pictures.

Nuts are a key part of many cuisines from around the world. Not only are they a rich source of nutrients, but they also offer a diverse range of flavors and textures.

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10 Most Popular Types of Melons From Around the World

Types of melons

A guide to the ten most popular types of melons you should try, from the sweet and juicy watermelon to the dry and spongy bitter melon.

When it comes to melons, there are a few fruits that really shine in terms of popularity. But watermelons and cantaloupes aren’t the only options in this category. In fact, they may not even be the best-tasting melons out there.

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10 Tasty Sea Vegetables You Need to Try

Sea vegetables

Ten of my favorite sea vegetables from around the world, each with unique colors, shapes, flavors, and nutritional profiles.

The term sea vegetables includes various edible plants and algae that grow in or near the ocean. While these are less commonly consumed in the West, they are very popular in many Eastern cultures. Not only are these sea veggies typically very nutritious, but they can also add a lot of flavor to any dish.

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What Are Castelvetrano Olives? (Origins, Taste, Nutrition and Benefits)

What are Castelvetrano olives? (origins, taste, nutrition and benefits)

What is the Castelvetrano olive, and where does it originate from? This guide explores the origins, taste, and nutritional benefits of Castelvetrano olives.

Whether you’re an olive enthusiast or simply a curious foodie, you’re in for a real treat. Bite into a Castelvetrano olive, and you’re greeted with a uniquely sweet and buttery burst of flavor. But the Castelvetrano’s smooth, rich taste isn’t its only charm!

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What Are Kalamata Olives? (Origins, Taste, Nutrition and Benefits)

What are Kalamata olives? (origins, taste, nutrition and benefits)

What is the Kalamata olive, and where does it originate from? This guide explores the origins, taste, and nutritional benefits of Kalamata olives.

Native to Greece, the Kalamata olive is one of the most popular and healthiest olive varieties in the world. And while they may not be for everyone, I love eating a handful of Kalamata olives as a little snack every now and then.

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15 Common Types of Olives From Around the World

Types of olives

A guide with fifteen common types of olives cultivated around the world, each with unique colors, sizes, and flavors.

Did you know there are hundreds of different varieties of olives and olive trees worldwide? Olives are certainly not for everyone, but my appreciation for this high-fat fruit has grown to a point where I try to eat them almost daily.

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How to Cut and Eat a Mangosteen Fruit (Plus Recipe Ideas)

How to cut and eat a mangosteen

What is a mangosteen fruit, and how should we cut and eat it? This guide explains everything you need to know about eating the tasty mangosteen.

Mangosteen, a somewhat mystical fruit for many, is known for its rich flavor and unique appearance. But as delectable as it may be, the art of eating mangosteen isn’t necessarily intuitive to all.

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How to Cut and Eat a Papaya Fruit (Plus Recipe Ideas)

How to eat papaya

What is a papaya fruit, and how should we cut and eat it? This guide explains everything you need to know about eating the delicious papaya.

Papayas are versatile fruits that can be used in their unripe and ripe forms. But before you can dig into this savory or sweet tropical treat, you need to know how to cut it up.

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What Is Egg Fruit (Canistel) And How to Eat It

What is egg fruit (canistel) and how to eat it

What is egg fruit, and how should we cut and eat it? This guide explains everything you need to know about consuming the tropical canistel.

While not much to look at, the unassuming canistel has one of the most unique textures and richest flavors in the fruit world. But, since they are rare outside of the tropics, few people know how to enjoy this bright yellow fruit.

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How to Eat a Pomegranate (Plus Recipe Tips)

How to eat a pomegranate

What are pomegranates, and how should we cut and eat them? This guide explains everything you need to know about eating the delicious pomegranate.

Pomegranates are celebrated for their deliciously unique flavor and versatility in recipes. But getting into these leathery fruits and collecting the fleshy seeds from the pithy insides is far from easy. Luckily, there are a few tricks that make cutting and eating fresh pomegranates easier than it looks.

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How to Cut and Eat Breadfruit (Practical Guide)

How to eat breadfruit

What is breadfruit, and how should we cut and eat it? This guide explains everything you need to know about consuming this large fruit.

While not quite as large as durian fruit or jackfruit, breadfruit still tips the scales. Its size, hard rind, and dense flesh make this fruit difficult to work with. But it’s worth it for the unique flavor experience waiting inside.

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What Are Nopales? (History, Origins, Nutrition and Benefits)

What are nopales? (origins, nutrition and benefits)

What are nopales? This guide explains the history, origins, nutritional profile, and benefits of nopales, a unique vegetable from the Mexican nopal cactus.

I had never heard of nopales until I discovered this unique vegetable a little while back. And I have become so excited about nopales and the nopal cactus that I now try to eat it regularly.

Keep reading, as I am going to reveal everything I know about nopales, where they originate from, what nutrients they offer, and so much more!

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How to Prepare and Cook Nopales (Plus Recipe Ideas!)

How to prepare and cook nopales

A step-by-step guide explaining how to clean, prepare, and cook nopales, plus recipe ideas for this unique cactus vegetable.

Ever wondered how to eat those weird cactus paddles you may have come across in your local grocery store? Well, preparing and eating this nutritious Mexican vegetable is easier than you may think.

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How to Eat Noni Fruit (Plus Practical Tips)

How to eat noni fruit

What is noni, and how should we cut, prepare, and eat this unique fruit? This guide explains everything we need to know about the smelly noni.

Strange looking, stranger tasting, and even stranger smelling; the noni fruit is unlike any other fruit you’ll likely ever come across. But what makes it so unique doesn’t stop there.

When under-ripe, nonis are hard like a potato. Once ripe, they turn translucent and gelatinous. Because of this, most people unfamiliar with this fruit have no idea how they’re supposed to cut and eat noni.

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How to Cut and Eat a Durian Fruit (Plus Recipe Tips)

How to cut and eat durian

What is the durian fruit, and how should we cut, prepare, and eat it? This guide explains everything we need to know about eating this unique fruit.

Fruits are rarely the source of contentious debate, but the durian has caused numerous heated arguments in its time. While this strange fruit is loved by millions, it is also outlawed on most forms of public transportation in Asia.

So, is the durian the most delicious fruit known to mankind? Or is it a stinky abomination that should never be cultivated again? There’s only one way to find out, and that’s to try one for yourself!

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