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1852 Excerpt: ...if it be hot and dry. Do not take the jars out of
the pot till the water is cold. Obs.--French beans and asparagus
may be preserved in the same manner; they retain their color, but
lose much of their flavor, and require a little sugar to improve
it. BEANS. To boil Windsor Beans.--When young, freshly gathered,
and well dressed, these beans, even with many persons accustomed to
a luxurious table, are a favorite accompaniment to a dish of
streaked bacon, or delicate pickled pork. Shell them only just
before they are wanted, then wash, drain, and throw them into
boiling water, salted as for peas. When they are quite tender,
pour, them into a hot cullender, drain them thoroughly, and send
them to table quickly, with a tureen of parsley and butter, or with
plain melted butter, when it is preferred. A boiled cheek of bacon,
trimmed free of any blackened parts, may be dished over the beans,
upon occasion. From 20 to 30 minutes; less when very young.
Obs.--When the skin of the beans appear wrinkled, they will
generally be found sufficiently tender to serve, but they should be
tasted to ascertain that they are so. To stew.--Take them when too
old to dress any other way. boil them, and remove the tough outer
skin by peeling it off after the beans are boiled; thicken some
white broth with a little cream or flour and butter, add the beans
to it, and stew them all together over the fire for a few minutes.
Add pepper and salt to palate. To boil French, or String
Beans.--When early and young, they should be clipped and cut
finely, or almost shred, and thrown into cold water; then put them
on in boiling watei with some salt, and boil till tender. When the
beans are older, cut off the ends, strip off the strings, and cut
each bean into 4 or 8 pieces; and boil as above. To pr...
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Sarah Josepha Buell Hale
||246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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