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What’s the difference in fruits and vegetables?

Answer

Botanically, fruits contain seeds and vegetables do not. However, from the culinary perspective fruits are considered sweet or tart and are often consumed as a snack or dessert. Vegetables are more savory in flavor and often eaten as or with a main course. Some fruits such as squashes, cucumbers and tomatoes actually fall into the vegetable category because of their flavor and usage in cooking.

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