Many observant Buddhists avoid eating the "five pungent roots" (or "five pungent vegetables") - onions, garlic, chives, leeks, and scallions - because they are thought to have an aphrodisiac effect that distracts them from meditation and other spiritual practices moonpointer.com/new/2013/…
Both scallions and shallots are named for the ancient Canaan city of Ashkelon, erroneously so, as neither originated there. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sca…
Scallions and Green Onions are the same thing, but Chives come from a completely different plant. huffingtonpost.com/entry/…
Green onions and scallions are from the same plant, but chives are a different plant altogether chowhound.com/food-news/5…
Shallots and scallions are both named for the Ancient Mediterranean port the Romans called Ascalonia, now known as Ashkelon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ash…
You can regrow celery from the stalk you normally throw away chickensintheroad.com/far…

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