This section is from the book "A New Book Of Cookery", by Fannie Merritt Farmer. See also: How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food.
Pick over one-half cup lima beans and soak over night in cold water to cover. Drain and cook in boiling, salted water until soft; then force through a puree strainer; there should be three-fourths cup pulp. Add one-third cup rolled dried bread crumbs, three tablespoons heavy cream or butter, a few grains pepper, one-fourth teaspoon salt, one-half teaspoon sage, and one egg beaten slightly. Shape in the form of sausages, dip in crumbs, egg and crumbs, and fry in olive oil. Drain, arrange on serving dish and garnish with fried apple rings.
Mock Sausages with Fried Apple Rings. - Page 52.