Moment of real talk: Not much at the market is beckoning to us right now. (Sorry, 'taters.)
So we're turning to the pantry for inspiration, pulling out bags of dried legumes and letting them shine at the center of our table.
First, a bit of legume legwork: the difference between legumes and beans. Remember how your geometry teacher said that all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares? Well, all beans are legumes, but not all legumes are beans. The legume family also includes lentils, peanuts, peas and tamarind, among other edible seeds and flowers.