butter bean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n butter bean small flat green bean similar to lima beans
    • n butter bean bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
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Usage

In literature:

We had fried ham, beans, stewed prunes, tea, and bread and butter.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
Pour beans in buttered casserole.
"Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking" by Unknown
Where's them chickens I killed last night, and the potatoes and corn and butter-beans?
"Aunt Jane of Kentucky" by Eliza Calvert Hall
Bean soup with raw carrots, bread and butter.
"Food for the Traveler" by Dora Cathrine Cristine Liebel Roper
Dissolve the butter in a saucepan, add the beans, vegetables sliced, the seasonings, and water; boil all together for two and a half hours.
"New Vegetarian Dishes" by Mrs. Bowdich
The rest of the bed devote to string or butter beans.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Lima beans are better flavored if the butter is put with them along with the water.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
Butter bean salad is made the same as String Bean Salad, or dress with mayonaise.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
The Carolina or butter bean often passes for the Lima.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
Cream of spinach soup, rice, string beans, orange gelatin, bread and butter.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
Boiled beans were mashed to a pulp and used as butter.
"Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences" by Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
She had been somewhat disappointed at first when her butter-beans ran all to vines and did not bear at all.
"Oldfield" by Nancy Huston Banks
It may be served also with white beans cooked in water and fried in butter, or on fried potatoes.
"Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks" by Pierre Blot
Casks of rum and flour, casks of beans, and even butter, with nearly all the bedding and clothes.
"Annie o' the Banks o' Dee" by Gordon Stables
Parboil and chop three small onions, fry in butter, and reheat the beans with the onions.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
Mix the beans with the corn, which has been heated, add the seasonings and butter substitute.
"Quantity Cookery" by Lenore Richards
Garnish with French string beans in butter, and Julienne potatoes.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
Lima beans may be stewed in butter, as above; also, asparagus tops, cut off from the white stalk.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
Three beans in a pound of butter.
"English Songs and Ballads" by Various
Have ready a little butter, just melted over the fire, season with salt and pepper, and pour over the dish of beans before sending to table.
"Paper-bag Cookery" by Vera Serkoff
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In poetry:

"Why them confoundered Congriss chaps
Hez knocked the prices out uv our craps:
We can't sell butter ner beans no more
Tu enny furren ship er shore,
Becuz them durned Republikins
Hez gone un riz the teriff on tins."
"The Tariff On Tin" by Hanford Lennox Gordon

In news:

Butter Bean and Tuna Salad.
1 cup cooked pinto bean s 1 cup each white sugar and brown sugar 1 cup butter, melted 2 eggs, beaten 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup chopped pecans 1 9 deep dish pie shell, unbaked.
All dinners come with mashed potatoes, lemon-buttered green beans, rolls and apple pies.
Cocoa processors are using up a global butter glut instead of grinding new supply just as El Nino may cut world production, potentially boosting bean prices as buyers get ready for the year-end holiday season.
Global cocoa usage may drop for the first time in three years as grinders use cocoa butter stockpiles instead of processing the beans to meet demand in the $108 billion chocolate market.
Since it did not specify that it was a close-up of me, I chose to go with a much cuter close-up--one of the big Butter Bean.
Baked Butter Beans with Mustard .
16 ounce cans butter beans and/or Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained.
On Thursday, in addition to rallying for the voucher program, the seniors also lined up for the monthly stock box that they get year-round filled with staples, such as canned fruit, cereal, beans, rice, peanut butter, pasta and cheese.
Red Pepper Butter Bean Hummus.
Full rack of baby back ribs with sides of BBQ baked beans with pork, and a baked potato with butter, sour cream, and bacon bits from Smokehouse.
Cuccio Naturalé Vanilla Bean Butter and Sugar Scrub .
Cuccio Naturalé Vanilla Bean & Sugar Butter Blend and Sugar Scrub .
Halibut with Mixed Beans and Lemon-Butter Sauce.
1 pint Butter or Cranberry beans fresh or high-quality canned.
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