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    About Eggplants

    Eggplants are found in the produce department of every American grocery. They come in different varieties of shapes, sizes and colors. From large to small, round, oblong, long… from purple to white or even green. The small ones are called Indian eggplants. Below are the large, dark variety. They are popular in Europe. And these are the long eggplants, called Chinese. Why they are called eggplants? Because the first plants introduced to America were white and egg shaped. So what are eggplants? Fruits or veggies? By botanical definition, eggplant is a berry, so it is a fruit, but it is considered a vegetable. Either fruit or veggie, eggplant is delicious…