snap bean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n snap bean tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
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Usage

In literature:

Snap beans often are strung on threads and dried above the stove.
"Three Acres and Liberty" by Bolton Hall
In addition, the beans should be as fresh as can be obtained and crisp and tender enough to snap when the pods are bent in half.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Beans and peas are fresh only when the pods are green, plump, snap crisply when broken, and have unshriveled stems.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
RAGOUT OF FRENCH BEANS, SNAPS, STRING BEANS.
"The Virginia Housewife" by Mary Randolph
He's a drefful wicked boy; he snaps beans at the teacher and gets a whipping every single day.
"Connor Magan's Luck and Other Stories" by M. T. W.
Clover, alfalfa, lucern, cowpea, soy bean, snap bean, vetch and similar plants are legumes.
"The First Book of Farming" by Charles L. Goodrich
Soak one cupful of dried string beans and then cook until tender or use 1 quart of green snap beans.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
Now, jest set us out some of them cold snap beans an' a hunk of co'n bread, fur the wagon will be here putty soon.
"The Starbucks" by Opie Percival Read
String beans, known to the south country as snaps, never come fully to their own, unless thus cooked with bacon.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
We growed snap beans and corn and plant on a light moon, or turnips and onions we plant on de dark moon.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
A market-woman asked $5 to-day for a half pint of snap beans, to plant!
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Green beans in the pod are called snaps; when shelled they are shuck-beans.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
All the common snap and string Beans belong here, as also the Speckled Cranberry types of pole Beans, and the common field Beans.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
The so-called cut-short or snap-short beans are those in which the whole pod, in its green state, is used for food.
"Farm Gardening with Hints on Cheap Manuring" by Anonymous
On another field we have the cane-rows eight feet apart, and tomatoes and snap-beans intervening.
"Palmetto-Leaves" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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In news:

Red beans and fried okra and hillbilly music and old-time revivals and the American flag, snapping in the breeze.
Tarragon dressing adds snap to beans.
Fresh green beans, snapped and rinsed 1-10 3/4 oz.
Tarragon dressing adds snap to beans.
The garden will be planted with Greens, Loose leaf lettuce, and Snap beans.
Adding fiber and protein, while providing up to a full serving of vegetables in formulations is a snap with VegeFull, a line of pre-cooked, ready to-use healthy bean ingredients from ADM (www.adm.com).
Yaki Soba, adapted from The Wagamama Cookbook For the noodles 1 package soba noodles 1 bell pepper, red, orange, or yellow 1/2 large yellow onion Snap peas Bean sprouts Ginger root, peeled and grated Sesame seeds Vegetable oil.
Summer crops include snap beans, corn, cucumbers, melons, peppers, tomatoes, and squash.
Fans of fresh peas — including the ritual of shelling them — should snap up the season 's fava beans.
Green or snap beans are a snap to grow.
Snap beans, also known as string beans, are one of the first vegetables harvested from spring gardens and are available as bush or pole varieties.
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