“Harder than eating red beans with a pitchfork” is said to be an East Texas saying for something that is very difficult to do. Nobody eats beans with a pitchfork—the beans slip through.
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
State Bar’s client fund provides limited recourse
By Robert Elder
Monday, June 23, 2008
“As the old East Texas saying goes, ‘Harder than eating red beans with a pitchfork,’ ” said Austin lawyer Charles “Chuck” Herring, author of a book on legal malpractice in Texas.