String beans


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A dish prepared from the unripe pods of several kinds of beans; - so called because the strings are stripped off
Any kind of beans in which the pods are used for cooking before the seeds are ripe; usually, the low bush bean.

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No more can it be explained than can a human explain why, at luncheon to-day, he selects green peas and rejects string beans, when only yesterday he elected to choose string beans and to reject green peas.
Castaneda said this is the second time he and other members of his group will plant garlic in addition to their other vegetable crops like eggplant, ampalaya and string beans.
Among the vegetables that were destroyed were bitter gourd, beans, eggplants, okra, string beans, sayote, chilies, tomato and 'upo' (bottle gourd).
With the theme, Ang panguma isip usa ka negosyo, makauswag sa kinabuhi (farming as a business could improve life condition), the training was participated by the members of the Canitoan Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative (CAFAMCO) and the Pagatpat Cagayan de Oro Farmers Association Incorporated (PACAFAI), in which they were taught on land preparation, soil sampling, and strategies on planting vegetables such as eggplant, tomato, string beans and ampalaya.
Here grains such as corn, wheat, chickpeas and string beans, as well as garlic, onions, lemons, horse radish, fodder and other products are grown and sold in the market of Al Rustaq, which was in the past a meeting point of trade between Al Rustaq, Al Jabal Al Akhdhar and Al Batinah coast so that the buyers can find their needs in this market.
Brooklyn is the epicenter of craft pickles, and Brooklyn Brine's Moroccan String Beans marry the pickle craze to the interest in ethnic cuisines.
A variety of vegetables are also used, with carrots, spinach, string beans and lettuce leaves being popular.
They were paying 80 euros ($110) a kilo for string beans, can you believe it?
String beans are a uniquely American product, making three bean salad more American than apple pie, depending, of course, upon which beans you use.
Some, like Jun Rivera, a Filipino father of three, grows tomatoes, pumpkin, string beans and okra in a small plot inside a Rashidiya villa he rents.
kosher salt 8 butter lettuce leaves This bright, peppery pesto is also delicious tossed with a combination of white beans, string beans, and tuna.
3with Thanks to these plates and their comic cartoon face designs you can use your mash to make hair, fashion eye brows from string beans and manipulate your gravy to apply some five o'clock shadow.