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Beans and pulses
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How to Prepare, Store, and Enjoy Beans and Other Pulses

Beans and pulses are delicious, nutritious, and affordable. Domesticated 8,000-10,000 years ago in the Americas, these staple foods star in many traditional recipes from around the globe. They are associated with numerous health benefits, such as gut health, a reduced risk for chronic disease, and weight maintenance. Follow the tips […]

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Colorado Sweet Corn

Did you know? Sweet corn can be yellow, white, or bicolored (yellow and white). Although some people prefer one to the other, the color of the kernels has no relationship to sweetness of the corn. Summer cookouts would not be quite so sweet without sweet corn! Corn, Zea mays, originated from […]

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Colorado Beets

Beets (Beta vulgaris) are root vegetables with edible roots and leafy tops. Attached to the beet’s green leaves is a round or oblong root, the part most people think of when they hear the word “beet.” Beets belong to the same plant family as Swiss chard and amaranth, and their edible […]