Vegetables

Vegetable

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Vegetables in a market in the Philippines.
Bangalore, India

In culinary terms, a vegetable is an edible plant or its part, intended for cooking or eating raw.

The non-biological definition of a vegetable is largely based on culinary and cultural tradition. Apart from vegetables, other main types of plant food are fruits, grains and nuts. Vegetables are most often consumed as salads or cooked in savory or salty dishes, while culinary fruits are usually sweet and used for desserts, but it is not the universal rule. while others consider them a separate food category; some cultures group potatoes with cereal products such as noodles or rice, while most English speakers would consider them vegetables.

Some vegetables can be consumed raw, while some, such as cassava, must be cooked to destroy certain natural toxins or microbes in order to be edible. A number of processed food items available on the market contain vegetable ingredients and can be referred to as "vegetable derived" products. These products may or may not maintain the nutritional integrity of the vegetable used to produce them. [...]

Recipes With Ingredient: Vegetables

Maple Pecan Sausage Rolls

Maple Pecan Sausage Rolls with Duo of Dips

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Growing up with British ancestry, sausage rolls were pretty much a staple. They were the preferred hors d'oeuvres at any ...

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Sunchoke Soup

Sunchoke and Pear Soup with Cranberry Gastrique and Spiced Pistachios

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Sunchokes (aka. the Jerusalem Artichoke) is an underappreciated root vegetable that pairs beautifully with sweet flavours and work perfectly for ...

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Shrimp Cold Rolls

DIY Asian Shrimp Cold Rolls with Spicy Mango Ginger Dip

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Here in my house, we all love a good "DIY" project when it comes to food. It's fun, manual, interactive, ...

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Halibut with Bell Pepper & Tomato Ragu

Pan-Seared Halibut with Tomato Bell Pepper Olive Ragu

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Now, I find a lot of people are freaked out by cooking fish. Really, though, it could not be simpler. ...

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Beet and Apple soup

Sweet Beet and Apple Soup with Boar Bacon, Walnut and Apple Topping

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I originally created this recipe as a starter for my Valentines Day date night dinner. It's packed with so much ...

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Seven Layer Dip

Healthy Seven Layer Dip

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Recipe courtesy Melissa d’Arabian (Cooking Channel) Melissa d’Arabian, Mom of four, television host and New York Times best-selling author, embodies family ...

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Tempura Battered Deep Fried Pickles with Duo of Dips

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For those planning a sassy Superbowl party and looking to up the ante on your buddy's chicken wings, this is ...

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Bacon Wrapped Pickles

Bacon Wrapped Pickles with Spiced Mayo

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Everyone loves pickles. Everyone loves bacon. This dish seemed like a natural creation considering the ingredients' universal appeal and makes ...

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Crock-pot BBQ Peach Pulled Chicken Sliders with Peachy Slaw, Caramelized Onions and Chipotle Mayo

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This is a simpler and healthier take on the classic BBQ staple, pulled pork. Using chicken as apposed to pork ...

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Smoky Spinach Artichoke Dip

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Recipe courtesy Aarti Sequeira Aarti Sequeira’s new show, Taste In Translation, a Cooking Channel original series airs Friday nights at at 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT. On Taste ...

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