To dress French Beans

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The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

By Hannah Glasse

Published 1747

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First string them, then cut them in two, and afterwards across: But if you would do them nice, cut the Bean into four, and then across, which is eight Pieces; lay them into Water and Salt, and when your Pan boils put in some Salt and the Beans: When they are tender they are enough; they will be soon done. Take Care they don’t lose their fine Green. Lay them in a Plate, and have Butter in a Cup.