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A Lentil is a small, flat, round edible seed. It's a member of the bean and pulse (legume) family, but is one of the quicker cooking members.

Lentils come from an annual vine that produces pods, with two flat seeds inside to a pod.
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Pumpkin Pie Day
Pumpkin Pie Day falls just before the American Thanksgiving holiday.

Perhaps it's a reminder to cooks to get everything they need for their pies before the store shelves are picked clean at this time of year. Or perhaps it's a chance to get a head start on Pumpkin Pie, which you may have been waiting all year for, and to get while the getting's good.

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"The woman just ahead of you at the supermarket checkout has all the delectable groceries you didn't even know they carried."

-- Mignon McLaughlin (American writer. 1913 - 1983). The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

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