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.
This month, more than 1,000 poor households in six municipalities in Iloilo will start planting vegetables such as tomatoes, squash, eggplants, string beans, and ampalaya, and fruit trees like cacao and calamansi for their ICFP projects.
Continue picking eggplant, peppers, string beans, tomatoes, and zucchini.
To whet the appetite, some of the dishes that Aeromexico will be offering in Clase Premier on its medium- and long-range routes such as flights to Europe, South America, Asia, New York, San Francisco and Chicago, are: shrimp in garlic with red quinoa; filet of beef with carrot pico de gallo, couscous and snap-peas; breast of chicken with oregano chimichurri, wild rice and string beans; and lettuce, string bean and potato salad.
They were paying 80 euros ($110) a kilo for string beans, can you believe it?
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.
There's turkey, there's string beans and stuffing, a little mac and cheese," the Huffington Post quoted her as telling 'Today' show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager - former President George Bush's daughter.
He added of his own Christmas memories: "I remember my mother used to always make us a very special dish - string beans covered in marshmallows and cornflakes.
Haiti is still eating cold string beans out the can sleeping on cinder blocks and Wyclef is on a motorcycle in panties," @callmedollar thought.
The Fitness Farm 2011 harvest included string beans, corn, Swiss chard, carrots, lettuce, cabbage, sunflowers, and a wide variety of tomatoes, peppers, squash, and herbs.