Coffee and Peppers are FRUITS?!

You might be surprised to know that, scientifically speaking, rice and beans are fruits but the red fleshy part of a strawberry is NOT a fruit — just those little seeds on it are!

When we talk about FRUIT in culinary terms, we are usually referring to sweet-tasting, often juicy plant parts.  We consider vegetables to be something less sweet and more “good for you” and nuts and seeds are dry, crunchy, somewhat oily sources of protein.  Spices are often not even thought of as plant parts — they are just little tidbits used for seasoning.

However, ALL of these things can be considered FRUITS — or at least some of them!

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