Phrase meaning

Posted by ESC on January 12, 2005

In Reply to: Phrase meaning posted by Paul Booth on January 12, 2005

: Shoot the bucket out of the bean hook
: cumes from Joliet IL in the 1930s or 1940s
: Anyone know the meaning?

I've never heard it. But it is very intriguing. Could bean hook refer to something to hold a bean pot over a fire?