Corn seasoned with red bell peppers and black beans made a colorful vegetable.
The two women adjourned to the front porch to cut green beans and shuck corn.
When the steaks were grilled and the corn and green beans boiled, the table was leaden with food, enough for a small army.
After somewhat blackened hot dogs and some canned beans simmered nearby, we returned to the house and left the backyard to the emerging mosquitos.
Most were easy to open plastic containers but six cans of baked beans were without an opener.
She finished snapping the beans and wiped her hands on the towel.
Carmen pushed the beans around on her plate a little more and wished she were anywhere but here.
Even so, she had managed to can thirty pints of green beans and twenty pints of tomatoes so far.
The rice and beans were bland until mixed together.
Her gaze dropped to her plate, and she stared at the runny beans and floating rice.
Now that Mrs. Glass has spilled the beans that someone's looking for him, if he wants to remain incognito, he's going to be twice as cautious.
Dean and his stepfather dined on western style beans, baked potatoes, sourdough bread and the best spareribs either had ever eaten.
He dumped a spoon full of green beans in his plate.
Multicolored fields of grain and soy beans lay like a patchwork quilt for miles.
Though much land previously devoted to grain culture has been planted with vines, the area under wheat, barley, beans and maize is still considerable.
The vegetation is almost tropically luxuriant - palms, wild pineapples, and ferns growing profusely, and the valleys being filled with wild beans and patches of taro.
The principal are: white beans, largely consumed by the working classes; lentils, much less cultivated than beans; and green peas, largely consumed in Italy, and exported as a spring vegetable.
Horse beans are grown, especially in the south and in the larger islands; lupines are also grown for fodder.
Jill hates the licorice ones and eats all her jelly beans except the licorice ones.
I can go to Sam's Club and buy a twenty-pound bag of rice for $10 and a twenty-pound bag of pinto beans for $13.
Now, I am no fan of beans and rice (even if well-seasoned) three times a day, but it staves off starvation for $1 a day.
I reminded her of the corn, beans and watermelon-seed she had planted in the spring, and told her that the tall corn in the garden, and the beans and watermelon vines had grown from those seeds.
We might try our lives by a thousand simple tests; as, for instance, that the same sun which ripens my beans illumines at once a system of earths like ours.
Before I finished my house, wishing to earn ten or twelve dollars by some honest and agreeable method, in order to meet my unusual expenses, I planted about two acres and a half of light and sandy soil near it chiefly with beans, but also a small part with potatoes, corn, peas, and turnips.
I got twelve bushels of beans, and eighteen bushels of potatoes, beside some peas and sweet corn.
I came to love my rows, my beans, though so many more than I wanted.