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Fenugreek  [FEHN-yoo-greek]     Native to Asia and southern Europe, this aromatic plant is known for its pleasantly bitter, slightly sweet seeds. Its leaves (not generally available in the United States) can be used in salads. Fenugreek seeds, which come whole and ground, are used to flavor many foods including curry powders, spice blends and teas. Fenugreek seeds should be stored in a cool, dark place for no more than 6 months.

    If you've got it, but don't know what to do with it, below are some traditional dishes that the spice complements nicely.

Soups & Stews  
Fish & Poultry  
Pasta; Grains;
Dried Beans
Cheese & Egg Dishes  

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