This wonderful vegetable and lima bean soup lives up to its name. You must allow 1 1/2 hours of simmer time, and the lima beans must be soaked for two hours prior to cooking, but the results are well worth the time.

This wonderful vegetable and lima bean soup lives up to its name. You must allow 1 1/2 hours of simmer time, and the lima beans must be soaked for two hours prior to cooking, but the results are well worth the time.

This wonderful vegetable and lima bean soup lives up to its name. You must allow 1 1/2 hours of simmer time, and the lima beans must be soaked for two hours prior to cooking, but the results are well worth the time.

This is NOT your usual plain green bean casserole. This is a recipe that started with my great-aunt and has been passed around our family for years. People tasting it for the first time ALWAYS want the recipe!

This is NOT your usual plain green bean casserole. This is a recipe that started with my great-aunt and has been passed around our family for years. People tasting it for the first time ALWAYS want the recipe!

This is NOT your usual plain green bean casserole. This is a recipe that started with my great-aunt and has been passed around our family for years. People tasting it for the first time ALWAYS want the recipe!