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What is kasha?

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Kasha is another name for buckwheat groats. Groats are any hulled grains broken into fragments about the size of grits. This coarse meal is eaten as a cooked cereal, as a stuffing for fish and meats, or mixed with vegetables.

PREPARED BY: Angela M. Fraser, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Food Safety Specialist, and Carolyn J. Lackey, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., Professor/Food and Nutrition Specialist, North Carolina State University (August 2004)

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