kidney bean


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kidney bean large dark red bean; usually dried
    • n kidney bean the common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Kidney bean (Bot) a sort of bean; -- so named from its shape. It is of the genus Phaseolus Phaseolus vulgaris). See under Bean.
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In literature:

I got through with it somehow, but I've never cared for kidney pudding or beans since.
"On the Track" by Henry Lawson
On the Agency of Bees in the Fertilisation of Papilionaceous Flowers, and on the Crossing of Kidney Beans.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
A piece of the flesh of such a lion-man as he would be too much for me to digest, if it were no bigger than a kidney-bean.
"Indian Fairy Tales"
Pour the sauce over the macaroni and the kidney beans, and then heat all together.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Sow early dwarf cabbages to plant out in October for spring; also endive, onions, kidney beans for late crop, and turnips.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Two cups kidney beans, soaked over night.
"Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918)" by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
Have you ever seen kidney beans?
"The Child's Day" by Woods Hutchinson
All kinds of beans are splendid meat substitutes, including navy beans, lima beans and kidney beans.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
Cover one quart of green shelled kidney beans with boiling water and boil ten minutes.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous

In poetry:

Two rows of cabbages,
Two of curly-greens
Two rows of early peas,
Two of kidney beans.
"In the Ambulance" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Two rows of cabbages,
Two of curly-greens
Two rows of early peas,
Two of kidney beans.
"In the Ambulance" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

In news:

In San Francisco, known for its adventurous cuisine, Millennium chef Eric Tucker has created a white-tablecloth restaurant showcasing vegan foods, where he dishes up creations such as Creole Mushrooms and Kidney Beans over Pecan Dirty Rice.
In Russia, people often make this red lobio with kidney beans.
I will forever replace that second can of kidney beans with garbanzo.
Kidney Bean, Red Onion and Tomato Salad.
15 ounce can cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed and drained.
15 ounce can white kidney (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained.
) can kidney beans, drained.
Gene ( Bean ) Baxter is recovering from kidney transplant surgery in which one of his kidneys was donated to KROQ engineer Scott Mason.
1 cup dried red kidney beans.
2 cups small red kidney beans, soaked overnight, drained.
White kidney beans, drained 12 oz.
Minestrone with Black-Eyed Peas and Kidney Beans.
Vitamin-rich kale tastes great teamed with sausage, potatoes, and kidney beans.
I think legumes (kidney, pinto and black beans) taste exceptionally good when seasoned with thyme.
15 ounce can great Northern or cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained.