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Taste of the South: Boiled Peanuts

Boiled Peanuts - Charleston SC

Want to get a true Southern experience while visiting Charleston? Order a bag of boiled peanuts – a true southern staples perfect for any season. Peanut perfection Boiled peanuts were most likely brought here by African slaves. During the summer months, the slaves would harvest peanut crops and the surplus peanuts would be boiled – […]

Boiled Peanuts: A Southern Staple

Boiled peanuts are a southern staple that people seem to either love or hate. There’s no middle ground here: your vote is either in the “soggy mush” camp or the “delicious snack” one. Boiled peanuts are common in the Deep South, especially South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and norther Florida. They are essentially unroasted peanuts […]

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