hallieod at indigo.ie
Mon Jul 9 05:47:51 EDT 2001
>In a message dated 07/08/2001 4:34:01 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
>ven at vvcrane.fsnet.co.uk writes:
>>Lima beams are Phaseouleus lunatus and are what Brits
>>call butterbeans. I've only ever had them dried ior tinned and think
>>they are horrible, one source said they are starchier than broad or
>Thakn you for clearing up the confusion. Lima beans are very starchy. I
>enjoy them but like them fresh or frozen. I do not like them from the can!
I'd never even associated butter beans with lima beans - probably
because we never had tinned ones. But small fresh lima beans are
lovely. Or succotash - ever have that? Made with corn cut off the
cob and little lima beans - yum.
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