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Aug 1, 2008 05:26 AM

best source for green peanuts to boil?

it is about peanut harvest time, right? what is your favorite source for green peanuts? i'm getting a boiled peanut craving, and there is nothing around my vicinity here in northern virginia. i like the larger peanuts, of course.

the best i had were from near walterboro, sc, but i don't recall the name of the seller. ;-(

btw, care to share any boiling recipes or tips?

please help!

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  1. this might be the place for you

    If you scroll down they have a "boil your own" kit.

    1. I know several of the farmer's at the farmer's markets here in Concord, NC sell green peanuts. You might try your local one. They grown plenty of peanuts in Virginia too. :)

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        1. I have a new secret ingredient for boiled peanuts-bacon salt. If you google it you will find it. It is actually vegetarian and kosher-I don't know how they do it, but it adds great flavor.

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          1. re: bubblegirl

            bacon-y boiled peanuts? man oh man!!! LMAO "kosher" and "vegetarian"!!!!

            just looked at their site:

            i've got to get me some of that!!!

            1. re: bubblegirl

              Yum! I'll have to try this out.

              For the original poster - I'm in NC and after Labor Day is when I normally find green peanuts at my local markets and stands. I don't know any suppliers that ship.

              1. re: rq1

                Most grocery chains sellthem here in Ga.Publix & Winn Dixie both sell them.


              Bertie County, NC Peanuts in Windsor, NC. Wife grew up there, and their products are wonderful.... we've had them for years and have always been satisfied with them.