Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Fact of the Day: Branch Bean

The soybean known as edamame gets its name from its name in Japan. It literally means "branch bean" as eda (枝) means "branch" and mame (豆) means "bean". 

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  1. When I was little neighbors used to bring branches of soybeans for us to cook. It was wonderful fresh picked!

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    1. P.S. Love your new photo. Cuuute!

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  2. Didn't know this -- thanks! I love edamame beans.

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  3. and it is the only bean you can eat raw, methinks

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  4. I love them and have photo with it in my new post, hah

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  5. I love beans, but have never had edamame before.

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  6. thanks for sharing that cute info adam

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  7. my guy likes those things. i'll just say no go for me.

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