Lima Beans

Haricots a Rames

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Picayune's Creole Cook Book

By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • A Pint of Lima Beans
  • 3 Pints of Water
  • A Tablespoonful


The younger the lima beans the better. It is a great mistake to allow the Beans to grow large and hard. Sort the Beans as you shell them, and save the very large ones for a puree. Soak the small ones over night. Drain the water when about to cook, and put into a porcelain or agate saucepan, and cover with three pints of boiling water. Boil them until very tender, which will require at le