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string bean

slang A very skinny or lanky person. Can be used as a term of address. I was such a string bean as a kid that all my clothes draped off me. Why don't you take a bit more food, string bean? You could stand to put a little meat on them bones!
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A few varieties possess "strings" that could be easily removed before cooking, hence the term string beans. It wasn't until around 1890 that Calvin Keeney of Le Roy, New York, developed the first stringless beans from which most other stringless bean varieties were derived.
Over the years, we have grown brinjal, capsicum, chilies, tomatoes, bitter gourd, snake gourd, ridge gourd, bottle gourd, ash gourd, pumpkin, parsley, coriander, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, butter beans, long broad beans, string beans, Amaranth-cheera, cucumber, curry leaves, drumstick, fenugreek, garlic, onion, potato, mint, lady's finger, spinach, turmeric, arrow root.
Also on the menu are garlic string beans, chicken fried rice, hot and sour soup and boba tea with tapioca pearls, reported MLB.com.
because my mother trimmed string beans with a wooden-handled knife she
Here grains such as corn, wheat, chickpeas and string beans, as well as garlic, onions, lemons, horse radish, fodder and other products are grown and sold in the market of Al Rustaq, which was in the past a meeting point of trade between Al Rustaq, Al Jabal Al Akhdhar and Al Batinah coast so that the buyers can find their needs in this market.
Legumes, which include lentils, beans, and peas, can be counted as a vegetable or a protein, with the exception of green peas, which are a starchy vegetable, and green string beans, which are a vegetable.
Variety has broadened as well, with edamame, kale and stir-fry blends offered alongside mainstays such as string beans and corn.
Brooklyn is the epicenter of craft pickles, and Brooklyn Brine's Moroccan String Beans marry the pickle craze to the interest in ethnic cuisines.
Continue picking eggplant, peppers, string beans, tomatoes, and zucchini.
We grow various types of lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, peas, potatoes, corn, onions, cow peas, lima beans, string beans, squash, zucchini, eggplant, rhubarb, strawberries, raspberries, and this year we have added thornless blackberries.
A variety of vegetables are also used, with carrots, spinach, string beans and lettuce leaves being popular.
They were paying 80 euros ($110) a kilo for string beans, can you believe it?
A delightful selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dim sums and suimai to tease your palate is followed by the flavorful crispy tofu and the string beans with mushroom and chilli.
kosher salt 8 butter lettuce leaves This bright, peppery pesto is also delicious tossed with a combination of white beans, string beans, and tuna.