[Sca-cooks] peanuts

Sharon Palmer ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Wed Dec 30 17:21:43 PST 2009

>  >    I was able to fins some 'raw' peanuts up  here at a local co-op and
>>  have bribed a friend into making boiled peanuts for us this weekend.  I
>>  have never had them before and am looking forward to the experience.
>>                             Kay
>I haven't either, so take this with the proverbial grain of salt, but I
>was under the impression that boiled peanuts were boiled in the shell.  I
>also think I remember that they are eaten that way too (still in the
>shell), but I'm less certain of that.
Me either, but from my reading they are cooked in the shells, but 
shelled  before eating.

"A little messy too, given that the shells absorb some of the water 
which can squirt out at you when you bite into them to get the nut 
out. People usually eat them outside where you can toss the shells 
and not worry about the salt water dribbles. "


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