The pods of edamame beans are too fibrous to be edible according to the National Soybean Research Laboratory. Also referred to as a vegetable soybean, edamame can be eaten raw or boiled or steamed for 4 to 5 minutes and then cooled under tap water. The soybeans may be difficult to remove from the shells if not steamed.Know More
Cooked edamame can be stored in the freezer. It can be served hot or cold and is often used in salads, soups and a variety of other dishes.
Edamame is high in nutritional benefits and easy to grow. Home growers should stagger planting to ensure a continuous harvest, as the plants have a limited window for optimal harvesting.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies
The pods of flowering sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus) plants are edible only during the early stages of development. Do not eat the pods from sweet-pea vines that have been sprayed with pesticides or other toxic chemicals.Full Answer >
Radish greens are edible, though some contain prickles that can make them unpleasant to eat raw. Cooking removes the hairs that make raw greens potentially unpalatable. Many Asian varieties have been developed specifically for hairless tops and are called leaf radishes.Full Answer >
If the avocado has only a light brown tint to it or only one small section of it has turned brown, it is still edible; it will have a slightly bitter taste, but is safe to eat. The lightly browned part can be cut away and the remaining part is edible. If the avocado has turned brown throughout the fruit or looks stringy, it has gone bad and should be discarded.Full Answer >
Both the ripe berries and young leaves of the mulberry plant are edible. The berries have a blueberry-like flavor when cooked and are also used to make wines and cordials. Unripe berries and mature leaves have a mildly hallucinogenic and intoxicating effect on humans.Full Answer >