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Travels in the South

08 Nov

Do you know what that is in the picture?  It’s the snack of the south… boiled peanuts.  Mom grew up with boiled peanuts straight out of the hot pot.  Dad not so much.  But since they’ve been married, mom has gotten dad hooked on these deletable salty morsels of yum.  And yeah, I love them too.  You can find them all over the south here at roadside stands and corner markets.  They usually give you a scoop right out of the boiling water into these double bags.  Double bags because you need one bag to put your shells into.  Have you had these before?  A lot of people will even put peanuts in their soda.  It’s a southern thing.  Trust me – don’t knock it until you try it says mom.  Snorts with piggy laughter!

 

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15 responses to “Travels in the South

  1. renxkyoko

    11/08/2017 at 1:33 am

    We buy raw peanuts and boil them too. I love it.

     
    • Piglove

      11/27/2017 at 11:44 am

      They are awesome and such a quick and fun snack! XOXo – Bacon

       
  2. easyweimaraner

    11/08/2017 at 1:48 am

    peanuts are not just peanuts, they are a part of lifef… even when our peanuts are more the bonsai version of yours ;o)

     
  3. Amy

    11/08/2017 at 7:12 am

    Since I’ve tried them, can I knock them? Ick!

     
  4. Sheila Englehart

    11/08/2017 at 7:18 am

    Never cared for them myself. Wet beans.

     
  5. MichelleMarie

    11/08/2017 at 7:42 am

    Oh wow yum. Yay for you. Hugs to you Bacon xoxo

     
  6. Tails Around the Ranch

    11/08/2017 at 12:31 pm

    ou can tell I live in a mountain desert…our peanuts are the ‘dry-roasted’ version. 🥜

     
  7. cravesadventure

    11/08/2017 at 3:01 pm

    I have actually seen boiled peanuts in a can in the grocery store. Happy Snacking 🙂

     
  8. Photofinland by Rantasalot

    11/08/2017 at 3:05 pm

    I have never heard of boiled peanuts, I would like to taste them, because I love all kind of peanuts. Do you have a recipe, hmm is this a right word, so how do you make them?

     
    • cravesadventure

      11/08/2017 at 3:06 pm

      Wash the peanuts and place them in a pot. Add salt and water. …
      Let the water boil for 3 hours.
      Taste the peanuts, if they are not salty enough for your taste add more salt. If you would like the peanuts to be softer, return the water to boil and cook until they reach the consistency you desire.

      You can use a slow cooker instead of a pot on the stove too.

       
  9. Lee and Phod

    11/08/2017 at 6:57 pm

    I am listening to a pidcast about a cold case in Mississippi and they mention boiled peanuts. Had never heard of it before and now twice in a week.

     
  10. Ladybuggz

    11/09/2017 at 12:20 pm

    Never heard of boiled peanuts, I’m sure I’d love them as peanuts go with everything! 🙂

     
    • Piglove

      11/14/2017 at 9:50 am

      Omg! Dad never ate them much until he met up with mom. Now he loves them too. They are awesome! XOXO – Bacon

       

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