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Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits & Vegetables are the most often overlooked portion of our daily food intake. Learn how fruits and vegetables work and how to eat more of them everyday.

Mushroom Questions

Mushrooms should be used immediately, but if you need to store them, use a paper bag. Storing the paper bag in the vegetable drawer in your refrigerator can help make the mushrooms last for five days. Learn more about cooking with mushrooms.

Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts?

Peanuts aren't technically nuts. Find out why peanuts aren't classified as nuts and what they are instead at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Why does kale make you gassy?

Kale can make you gassy, a not-so-elegant side effect of this nutritious leafy vegetable. Find out why kale makes you gassy at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What's the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?

The difference between a fruit and a vegetable may seem simple -- if you're a botanist. Learn how to tell the difference between a fruit and vegetable. See more »

Why do some fruits have starch?

Fruits have starch, which might be surprising to learn. Find out why fruits have starch and which fruit is the starchiest one of all. See more »

Are we in a bananapocalypse?

Thanks to the bananapocalypse, bananas may soon be hard to come by. Find out what's behind the bananapocalypse at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Ways to Cook Kale

Are you looking for some ways to cook kale? Check out this article and learn 10 ways to cook kale. See more »

The Sweet Potato: 5 Ways to Spice up This Sweet Spud

Sweet potatoes have been around a long time, but you may not know what to do with them. Learn how to spice up a sweet potato. See more »

Apples to Apples: What Variety is Best for What?

There are many types of apple varieties that work well in different dishes. Check out these apple variety pictures and be inspired. See more »

Abridged History of Food: Who Invented Caesar Salad?

Are you wondering who invented the caesar salad? Check out this article and learn who invented the caesar salad and other related topics. See more »

Vegetable Pictures

With dietary guidelines urging you to eat more vegetables, you may be searching for culinary inspiration. Check out these vegetable pictures. See more »