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What is acceptable for boiled peanuts?

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Hi all

I want to make a batch of boiled peanuts (after having spent the last week reading raves about the things). but do not have access to raw/green peanuts. They are not available where I live (Ontario,Canada).

So my question is what type of peanut can I substitute? raw shelled? dried? roasted in shell?

Thanks!

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  1. Look for plain, dry, in shell peanuts....Soak several hours.. up to 10 or overnight to re-hydrate...Proceed with boiling...They are good, but not as good as the green peanuts dug in the early fall in my area......Photo is of "green" boiled p-nuts! ~~ Sometime consider boiling in Crab boil for a nice change!!

    Enjoy!