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Mushrooms are not really vegetables because they're not really plants.

Most plants use sunlight to "photosynthesize" to create their own food (the sunlight provides the energy for plants to convert carbon dioxide and water into glucose.) Mushrooms can't do this; instead, they get their food from other plants, usually dead ones, but not always (some will live off of live trees.)
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Crown Roast of Pork
A Crown Roast of Pork is two loin rib racks joined together to make a circle. Every two or three bones, a partial cut is made to give the meat flexibility to bend. The ends are stitched together with string.

The ribs project upwards all around like the pointy bits on a crown. The hollow in the centre can be stuffed.
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