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Legume of the month: Soybeans

Legume of the month: Soybeans Unlike many other common bean varieties, soybeans don’t usually show up in canned or dried forms on super­market shelves. But other versions of this versatile legume can be found in many sections of well-stocked stores. In the freezer section, for example, you can find packaged green soybeans, usually still in their pods (pictured above). Called edamame — a Japanese word meaning “stem beans” — they’re commonly served as an…

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