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Boiled Peanuts

Mar 22, 12

When I was a kid, my family lived in Florida. Thinking about those years always conjures up memories of food. Fried okra from the Geneva gas station, fresh oranges, crab cakes, shrimp scampi and, one of my favorites, boiled peanuts. If you’ve never had boiled peanuts before, you’re probably thinking: “Tara, why would I boil peanuts and eat them?” Why? Because they are awesome!



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