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Boiling raw peanuts in salted water till they’re soft and creamy inside is common across much of the South, but there’s good reason to believe boiled peanuts have a special connection to the Lowcountry. According to the Charleston City Paper, peanuts—which traveled to the South on 18th-century slave ships from Africa, where the Portuguese had brought them from Brazil—were likely first served boiled here by Africans, who’d eaten the green, freshly picked legumes that way for centuries. By the…

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