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Nov 26, 2021

Boiled Peanuts Not Salty Enough

Can’t get boiled “green” peanuts salty enough using 1.5 cups salt per gallon. All steps followed for soaking pre boiling and soaking 30 mins after in

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Nov 20, 2021

Leaving boiled peanuts out overnight (inside your house) without refrigeration.

Have a question here, or more like a concern, about leaving boiled peanuts (still in their boiled brine) in the pot from which they just boiled in and

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Oct 17, 2021

Salting Already Boiled Peanuts

We bought a baggy of boiled peanuts from a farmers market. When we got home we discovered they were not salted. Can I soak them in salty water after they

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Oct 10, 2021

Boiled Peanut Scoop for Festival?

I’m looking for a large scoop to pour my hot boiled peanuts just cooked into another large pot as a holding pot so I can keep them hot for a festival.

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Sep 07, 2021

Can this be done salt free

Dr. Took me off salt. What function does the salt have other than taste and can this be done salt free? Thanks

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Aug 27, 2021

How much water

How much water is enough to boil peanuts in. Mine were almost floating because I didn’t have a bigger pot. I kept stirring them as the boiled. Then they

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Aug 08, 2021

Having hard time finding good peanuts this year

Me and my wife been getting good Valencia peanuts for years. This year we can't find them anywhere so we have been buying the only kind everybody has around

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Jul 31, 2021

Best Recipe for Boiled Peanuts

Here’s my recipe which I’ve been testing and using for years: For every 2 lbs of raw peanuts add 1/2 cup of Kosher Salt, 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar

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Jul 11, 2021

Mold in Boiled Raw Peanuts

I am allergic to the mold on peanuts. But I am also an Organic Gardener. If I boil the peanuts fresh out of the ground will that keep them from molding?

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Jul 11, 2021

Ms. Red's Boiled Peanuts

I started a boiled peanut vending place that's doing well daily.

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Jul 11, 2021

Willie's Peanut's

I want to get started, it's my Dream.

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Jul 11, 2021

Can I Re-boil Undercooked Peanuts?

I just bought a bag of boiled peanuts at a roadside produce stand in SC for the ride home back to VA. They are undercooked and way too salty! Can I throw

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Jun 06, 2021

Just pressure cook Peanuts. Much faster.

Just pressure cook peanuts with salt and water. Much faster. You can eat in 15 minutes. 7 minutes for the cooker to start whistling and about 8 minutes

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May 05, 2021

I’m looking for a new source for good redskin Valencia peanuts that can also ship.

BOILED PEANUT VENDORS... I’m looking for a new source for good redskin Valencia peanuts that can also ship. Green (New Crop) or Raw. Either is fine

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Apr 15, 2021

George Washington Carver Inventions - Food, Paints, and Plastics from Plants

Bountiful Diversity - George Washington Carver inventions, and discoveries have enriched our quality of life for more than 100 years. Vintage film of Carver with Henry Ford. Rare Carver audio.

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Mar 21, 2021

Wanted: Raw Peanuts in Bulk - 4-6 50 lbs bags a month in Houston, TX area

I am looking for peanuts for wildlife. Purchasing 4 to 6 50 lbs bags a month. Need to buy in Houston or nearby, or with free shipping. email

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Feb 23, 2021

Myth buster - Did George Washington Carver Invent Peanut Butter?

George Washington Carver did not invent peanut butter for that is just a myth. He invented a lot of other things that involved peanuts so people started

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Jan 24, 2021


Bought a large mesh bag of raw peanuts. I was going to boil them today. They look normal from the outside but when I opened several, some have a WHITE


Jan 09, 2021


Are you saying that Carver was the one who made those things? With only using peanut?! I am shocked right now. I'll use him for my project later using

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Nov 01, 2020

How to Tell They are Done and How to Get the Brine in Them.

I boil mine and stir them every 15 to 20 minutes. Bring those on the bottom to the top. I pull a few out after an hour or so and test them. I keep pulling

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Nov 01, 2020

How Long to Boil Dry Raw Peanuts?

For whatever reason, I couldn't find any raw green peanuts anywhere this year. I found raw dry peanuts at the grocery store and decided to try boiling

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Nov 01, 2020

Vinegar With Boiled Peanuts?

Have you, or do any of you use vinegar to help tenderize the peanut and help it soak up the juices?

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Nov 01, 2020

Baking Soda to Help With Hard Water While Boiling Peanuts?

Can I use a little baking soda to soften the water first, then add salt to taste?

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Nov 01, 2020

Cold storage of Boiled Peanuts

I boiled a half bushel Tuesday. I brought temp down and then put in a small fridge to cool and store for a couple days. I checked on them tonight, a bit

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Nov 01, 2020

Helpful Information about Boiled Peanuts?

I just published (self-published on Amazon) a book The Boiled Peanut Book which is a primer of sorts for non-southern types who don't know anything about

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Nov 01, 2020

Memaw's Boiled Peanuts

Selling boiled Peanuts in Anderson, SC area right at 20 years. Our pot is one of a kind, 250 gallon, this pot is huge. Have boiled 400 Pounds at one time.

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Aug 10, 2020

Wholesale raw peanuts for sale? Anybody know any vendors?

So, 1st time posting here and I hope I get a response. I am going to start a P-nut stand and can't for the life of me find a good source for buying 100

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Jul 19, 2020


Does pre-soaking the dried peanuts help to soften them and reduce boiling time?

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Jun 30, 2020

Peanut Boiling Pot Corrosion?

Hello fellow boiled peanut folks! So we have been making our own boiled peanuts for a few weeks now, but we are currently experiencing an issue with the

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Apr 11, 2020

Seasoning Canned Boiled Peanuts

Hi, I currently live in Colorado and can't find Raw, or Green peanuts around me. I moved from Florida where the Peanut Patch Cajun boiled peanuts were

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Apr 11, 2020

Newbie Help Boiling Peanuts

Hey there boiled pnut pros! I’m so glad to have found you here! I'm boiling only my 2nd batch of raw dried peanuts and trying to apply the principles I’ve

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Sep 30, 2019

Wet Boiled Peanuts

Why are the peanuts I boil full of water when I crack the shell. Even days after storing in the refrigerator?

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Sep 29, 2019

Selling Boiled Peanuts Fresh Over the Internet?

I make, and sell boiled peanuts at flea markets, and festivals, but never sold them over the internet. I would like to learn how. Can anyone help me?

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Jun 16, 2019

Reboil Peanuts to Add Spice

Can I reheat my cooked peanuts that are still in the liquid to add a little spice? They are really good but I’d like a bit more kick.

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Jun 01, 2019

Soaking Boiled Peanuts

How long can boiled peanuts soak after you turn the fire off?

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May 12, 2019

Did George Washington Carver Invent Peanut Butter?

Didn't he invent peanut butter? Why isn't it on the list?

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Apr 14, 2019

How to Sink Peanuts while Boiling

I can’t get the raw peanuts to submerge while cooking. They keep floating. What do I do?

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Mar 25, 2019

GW Carver's Soybean Inventions For Army

Were Dr. Carver's inventions using soybeans for paint, glue, plastic and dyes initially for the United States Army?

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Jan 01, 2019

Price for Bushel of Raw Peanuts in Central Florida?

What is the average price of a bushel bag of raw in-the-shell peanuts in Central Florida? Where is the best place to buy? Thanks. PS - Sold boiled peanuts

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Nov 26, 2018

Boiling peanuts at high altitude

Anybody cook nuts at higher altitudes? I live in Denver, 5280 feet. How much longer should I expect to cook my boiled peanuts? I used raw-not green. Its

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Nov 26, 2018

Found HAPPIE CHICKS Boiled Peanuts When on Vacation in SC!

Happie Chicks sell THE BEST tasting boiled peanuts this old South Carolina native has ever had! Now I order southern style and spicy peanuts straight from

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Oct 06, 2018

Packages for Selling Boiled Peanuts

I'm selling boiled peanuts alongside the road out of a 100 qt. pot. My peanuts are sold warm and tasty. However, I would like to find a way that I could

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Sep 18, 2018

Chili Lime Boiled Peanuts

I'd been craving boiled peanuts for several days but wanted to try something different as well. I'd just bought Badia brand Chili Lime seasoning to use

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Sep 18, 2018

Soak Boiled Peanuts Like Crawfish

I soak my boiled peanuts just like I do crawfish. When we have tasted them along the way, to make sure they are done enough for our taste, I turn the fire

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Sep 11, 2018

Cherokee Civil War Boiled Peanuts

First off, remember this recipe is from my great-great-granddaddy who fought in the Civil War in the Cherokee division of the Confederate Army. He was

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Sep 03, 2018

Salt on Blanched Peanuts

Do I put salt on blanched peanuts that are going into bags for the freezer?

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Jul 29, 2018

Hot Water Bath for Canning Boiled Peanuts

Can I can peanuts that are already boiled in a hot water bath instead of having to use a pressure cooker?

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Jun 22, 2018

Boiling Dried Peanuts

I kept trying to get soft boiled peanuts from dried peanuts, without success. One winter on vacation in Florida I was told by a roadside boiled peanut

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May 06, 2018

Perfect green boiled peanuts are about time and memories.

If you want perfect green boiled peanuts; harvest them alongside your grandfather from his garden and sit your 8 year old self down in the dirt beside

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