One evening back when I was in college, I remember getting ready to cook dinner with a friend. We had to run to the store to get some lentils, something I'd never cooked with and barely heard of. When I asked my friend what they were, he said: "You know, lentils. They're little beans." Fast forward 20 years and I still refer to lentils as "little beans". But are they really?
Turns out, lentils are, in fact, part of the legume family—plants..Read More