Bean taffy easily takes first rank among all taffies—vegetable or otherwise. The taste is good beyond words, and the consistency is pleasingly ‘chewy’ without being tenacious to the point of teeth pulling! Lima beans are the best to use…

Bean taffy easily takes first rank among all taffies—vegetable or otherwise. The taste is good beyond words, and the consistency is pleasingly ‘chewy’ without being tenacious to the point of teeth pulling! Lima beans are the best to use…
From Mary Elizabeth Hall’s Candy Making Revolutionized; Confectionery from Vegetables (1912), here is one Halloween treat alternative hardly anyone missed this year!

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