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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #30 on: June 21, 2011, 10:16:40 PM »
Maybe do a test - freeze some without boiling and some after they've been boiled.  Then boil them again and see which is better.  We'll be waiting :)
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #31 on: June 25, 2011, 02:23:00 AM »
Raw peanuts and dried peanuts don't get it.  They have to be green peanuts.

Boil all day?  I fill a five gallon stockpot 2/3 full with green peanuts, fill with water about an inch or two over the peanuts, bring to boil and turn heat down to a medium-low boil, cover with a lid that is tilted to catch steam but not allow boil-over, boil two hours, add a cup of salt, boil another hour, turn off heat, when all of the peanuts have sunk to the bottom (saturated with water) they are ready.  Drain and eat.  Never had enough left over to do anything but put in a ziplock for the next day's pau hana.

Canned boiled peanuts are like canned corn - they'll do if you're hiding from nuclear winter in a fallout shelter, but pretty yucky compared to the real deal

When I lived in Florida, green peanut season coincided with the start of football season.  Here in Hawaii they think boiled peanuts are made with dried peanuts.  I'm on a quest for green Hawaiian peanuts.  May have to try my hand at growing them myself.  Dees locals need to see what boiled peanuts can really be!

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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #32 on: June 25, 2011, 05:15:25 AM »
I would love to try this but I can't imagine where I would get green peanuts in the NYC area.

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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #33 on: June 25, 2011, 10:13:51 AM »
I'm gonna try and hit the 67th annual Floresville Peanut Festival later on in the year. Not too far from the house by Texas standards.

Hopefully there'll be boiled peanuts there. :)
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #34 on: June 25, 2011, 12:56:10 PM »
In the movie Stand By Me the boys are sitting around a campfire talikng...  One of the boys says, "If I could have only one food for the rest on my life?  That's easy - Pez, cherry flavored Pez."

If I could have only one food for the rest on my life?  That's easy - boiled peanuts!

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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #35 on: June 26, 2011, 09:55:51 AM »
OMG I FOUND RAW PEANUTS I FOUND RAW PEANUTS.

Going to boil them -NOW- and feed them to the wife. It will be her first experience.

Sadly, I couldn't find any small brown paper bags. Oh well, next time.
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #36 on: June 26, 2011, 11:56:36 AM »
OMG I FOUND RAW PEANUTS I FOUND RAW PEANUTS.

Going to boil them -NOW- and feed them to the wife. It will be her first experience.

Sadly, I couldn't find any small brown paper bags. Oh well, next time.

Congrats ;D

 A styrofoam cup is concidered an exceptable substitue for a paper bag in extreme emergencies.

Tell your wife that if she is outside it is deemed proper etiquette to spit out the hulls. This comes after perfecting the technique of popping the whole thing in the mouth, cracking and getting the nuts out then spitting out the hulls. Go easy in her. It takes practice.  :D :D This is especially useful while fishing, watching dirt track racing or a baseball game.
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #37 on: June 26, 2011, 02:15:35 PM »
Tell your wife that if she is outside it is deemed proper etiquette to spit out the hulls. This comes after perfecting the technique of popping the whole thing in the mouth, cracking and getting the nuts out then spitting out the hulls.

? ? ?
Are we talking boiled peanuts or sunflower seeds?

Pop the whole thing in your mouth and you'll OD on salt.
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #38 on: June 26, 2011, 02:18:05 PM »
Tell your wife that if she is outside it is deemed proper etiquette to spit out the hulls. This comes after perfecting the technique of popping the whole thing in the mouth, cracking and getting the nuts out then spitting out the hulls.

? ? ?
Are we talking boiled peanuts or sunflower seeds?

Pop the whole thing in your mouth and you'll OD on salt.

It's best achieved when you just have that one tooth to slice the pod open... :D
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #39 on: June 26, 2011, 02:38:29 PM »
Tell your wife that if she is outside it is deemed proper etiquette to spit out the hulls. This comes after perfecting the technique of popping the whole thing in the mouth, cracking and getting the nuts out then spitting out the hulls.

? ? ?
Are we talking boiled peanuts or sunflower seeds?

Pop the whole thing in your mouth and you'll OD on salt.

 
It's best achieved when you just have that one tooth to slice the pod open... :D


Y'all got to get your game on.

 Crack it along the seam with the side teeth. Spit out the half hull. Another slight bite pops out the 2 or 3 nuts, spit out the
remaining hull. Enjoy.

 This is only for advanced users. Salt overload can be a problem.

Maybe the bite the hull in half-suck out the peanuts-throw away the hull method is best for '168's wife to start ;D
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #40 on: June 26, 2011, 03:07:36 PM »
Can you eat mudbugs one handed?

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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #41 on: June 26, 2011, 03:28:56 PM »
Can you eat mudbugs one handed?

Doug Lindley of the Crescent City Homebrewers showed me how back in `93.

 now that is talent.

I make a complete mess with 2 hands.

 But I love them so.
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #42 on: June 26, 2011, 03:40:53 PM »
Can you eat mudbugs one handed?

Doug Lindley of the Crescent City Homebrewers showed me how back in `93.

 now that is talent.

I make a complete mess with 2 hands.

 But I love them so.

Pop a bug - sip a beer...  repeat!

Sure do wish they'd have another NHC in NOLA again.  I'll swim all the way to get there if I have to!
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #43 on: June 26, 2011, 03:45:41 PM »
Can you eat mudbugs one handed?

Doug Lindley of the Crescent City Homebrewers showed me how back in `93.

 now that is talent.

I make a complete mess with 2 hands.

 But I love them so.

Pop a bug - sip a beer...  repeat!

Sure do wish they'd have another NHC in NOLA again.  I'll swim all the way to get there if I have to!

 The whole thing?!?

 Dang.
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Re: Boiled Peanuts
« Reply #44 on: June 26, 2011, 03:47:19 PM »
Can you eat mudbugs one handed?

Doug Lindley of the Crescent City Homebrewers showed me how back in `93.

 now that is talent.

I make a complete mess with 2 hands.

 But I love them so.

Pop a bug - sip a beer...  repeat!

Sure do wish they'd have another NHC in NOLA again.  I'll swim all the way to get there if I have to!

 The whole thing?!?

 Dang.

No, just the tail meat.
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