shell bean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shell bean unripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
    • n shell bean a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
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Usage

In literature:

Four o'clock the following morning Elnora was shelling beans.
"A Girl Of The Limberlost" by Gene Stratton Porter
String beans and shelled beans, 45 to 60 minutes or longer.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
They have likewise large beans, as big as chesnuts, and very hard, having shells instead of husks or pods.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume VII" by Robert Kerr
On the other hand, the husk or shell of the bean must not be allowed to become burned or brittle.
"Cocoa and Chocolate" by Arthur W. Knapp
This is a view of a field of the Hahto variety which is a particularly fine variety for use as a shelled bean.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
It is quite productive, and an excellent early string-bean, but less valuable as a green shelled-bean, or for cooking when ripe.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
When succotash is desired, add to a pint of corn cooked as above the same amount of cooked and seasoned shelled beans.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Daddy sat shelling beans.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866" by Various
Warts may also be destroyed by rubbing them with the inside of bean shells.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The beans also dry and their shells become crisp.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Shelled beans require one hour to cook.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
Bean, Mr., shells similar to those in Norwich crag found in Yorkshire by, 149.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
The green pods are eaten, and also the shelled Beans.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Lima beans are more profitably sold in the pods than shelled, though some markets demand the shelled article.
"Farm Gardening with Hints on Cheap Manuring" by Anonymous
When Mary was seven, her mother made her useful at shelling peas and beans, feeding the cocks and hens, and looking after the dairy.
"Great Englishwomen" by M. B. Synge
At times one bean, shell and all is put into the steaming mass, whoever gets this bean is to be first married.
"A History of the Cries of London" by Charles Hindley
Boil a pint of shelled lima beans for half an hour, or more, changing the water twice.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
Each bean is covered by a strong shell, or hull, which has to be removed.
"How We are Fed" by James Franklin Chamberlain
The outer covering must be removed in the case of peas, shell beans, and sweet corn.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
Remove the pods and then shell the beans.
"Paper-bag Cookery" by Vera Serkoff
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In news:

A pile of rice and beans on a thin, tostada-like shell of deep-fried pastel dough.
A chocolate cake 'shell' filled with vanilla bean custard baked in honor of Julia Child's 100th birthday.
Fresh fava bean s, shelled, blanched, peeled and divided 3 Tbsps.
3 cups shelled, skinned fava bean s 2 balls buffalo milk fresh mozzarella to taste, salt and pepper 3 Tbsp.
Shelling the peas and fava beans is really worth the extra effort.
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.
Shell Beans and Potato Ragout With Swiss Chard.
Cups fresh shelled butter or lima beans.
Shell Beans and Potato Ragout With Swiss Chard .
Every other rhododendron flower holds a tiny bee, just the way each macaroni shell in pasta e fagioli eventually holds a bean.
Tongue of Fire shelling beans are among the different variety of beans for sale at the Dirty Girl tent at the Aptos Farmers Market.
Reports of my bean-shelling exaggerated .
Between 8 pm Nov 2 and 10:30 am Nov 3, someone dumped a mixture of pinto beans, egg shells, banana peels and trash on top of the victim's mailbox on the 8700 block of Old Federal Road.
Fans of fresh peas — including the ritual of shelling them — should snap up the season 's fava beans.
Reports of my bean- shelling exaggerated.
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