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Add the onion, celery, potatoes, lima beans and carrots to slow cooker.
When Virginia and Harry Robinson stumbled across the property on their way to the Los Angeles Country Club, the plot was essentially empty, aside from acres of lima bean crops and downtrodden cattle fields.
Cook the lima beans and peas according to package directions.
Sometimes the rice accompanying the kebab is colored pink and studded with sweet cherries, or mixed with fresh dill and lima beans.
At the upcoming dinner Bell will prepare roasted turkey and cornbread dressing, fried chicken, braised ox tails, mac and cheese, mustard and turnip greens, baby lima beans and rice, spicy chow chow, homemade yeast rolls and sweet potato pie.
Add 4 ears corn, each cut into thirds, and 2 cups fresh lima beans; cook, turning corn often, until tender, about 5 minutes.
Add 4 ears corn, each cut into thirds, and 2 cups fresh lima beans
But as the city expanded westward in the 1920s, the lima bean fields were plowed under and the swampland drained to make room for homes.
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Origin and Etymology of lima bean
First Known Use: 1756See Words from the same year
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Definition of lima bean for English Language Learners
: a type of flat and pale green or white bean
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