Roasted Peanuts in shell
Roasted peanuts are cocktail peanuts, salted and roasted in an oven for an hour, resulting in a crunchy and flavorful variety.
Peanuts are a rich source of protein and niacin which contributes to brain health, brain circulation and blood flow.
Dry Roasted Peanuts are unshelled nuts. Marinated with flavor. then dry roasted to a specific temperature.
Selecting and Buying
Learn about monosodium glutamate. Monosodium glutamate is a sodium salt added to foods as a flavor enhancement. Some people experience headaches from ingesting msg. The best choice is to avoid food with this additive.
Read labels to learn about salt. Salt is a popular additive to enhance the flavor of snack foods as well as prepared foods. Look at the ingredients in potato chips, crackers, and even soups. You will find that salt or sodium is plentiful. Look for dry roasted peanuts that are low in salt.
Look at the ingredients. The ingredients in Planter's lightly salted dry roasted peanuts are few. Peanuts, sea salt, maltdextrin, constarch, and corn syrup solids. Compare this list with some store brands, and you will be surprised at how many ingredients are listed.
Preparation and Use
Conserving and Storing
Throw away peanuts that are rancid or moldy. These may contain Aflatoxin, which is a fungus that grows on various legumes and grains. This toxin can cause serious illness in humans, and is linked to cancer in animals.
Package the peanuts in freezer-safe containers for long-term storage. When frozen, they will last indefinitely. To avoid freezer-burn you may want to wrap the peanuts in plastic before you place them in the freezer container.
When frozen, they will last at least six months