Some articles on lima beans, beans, lima:
... Monday’s there are collards, macaroni and cheese, lima beans, okra, rice, and squash ... Tuesday offers collards, corn, boiled okra, rice, snap beans, and black-eyed peas ... Wednesday is a combination of collards, lima beans, rice, okra, and squash ...
... place in the Andes around 2000 BC, produced a large-seeded variety (Lima type), while the second, taking place in Mesoamerica around AD 800, produced a small-seeded variety (Sieva type). 1600 metres above sea level, while the large-seeded wild form (Lima type) is found distributed in the north of Peru, between 320 and 2030 metres above sea level ... Culture (1-800 AD) cultivated all of the lima beans and often depicted them in their art ...
Famous quotes containing the words beans and/or lima:
“When my hoe tinkled against the stones, that music echoed to the woods and the sky, and was an accompaniment to my labor which yielded an instant and immeasurable crop. It was no longer beans that I hoed, nor I that hoed beans; and I remembered with as much pity as pride, if I remembered at all, my acquaintances who had gone to the city to attend the oratorios.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The next Augustan age will dawn on the other side of the Atlantic. There will, perhaps, be a Thucydides at Boston, a Xenophon at New York, and, in time, a Virgil at Mexico, and a Newton at Peru. At last, some curious traveller from Lima will visit England and give a description of the ruins of St. Pauls, like the editions of Balbec and Palmyra.”
—Horace Walpole (17171797)