Best peanut variety for boiling

by Ralph Carriker
( Ellerbe, North Carolina)

What is the best variety of peanuts for boiling; not too small, not too big, best tasting?

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Jan 07, 2013
Best Peanut Varieties for Boiling
by: Bret

Ralph,
My favorite variety of peanuts for boiling is Valencia. 80% of Valencia peanuts in the USA are grown near Portales, New Mexico.

Valencias are also grown around Ocala, Florida.

I also like Georgia sweet runner peanuts for boiling.

Virginia Jumbos are okay for boiling and roasting, but I personally prefer Valencias and Georgia runners for their sweetness.

The flavor of Valencias is my criteria for their selection as being the best peanuts for boiling and roasting.

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