Want to get some of the best boiled peanuts in all of South Carolina? Stop in to see the P-Nut Man at Lake Murray's Dreher Shoals Dam. Wade Baughman has been selling boiled peanuts around the Dreher Shoals Dam at Lake Murray for over 20 years.
So, you're from up North and don't understand the craze for boiled peanuts? They are delicious! Wade takes raw or green peanuts and boils them in the shell in salty water for several hours. You eat the delicious peanuts warm out of the cooker or at room temperature by cracking open the softened shell and eating the juicy nuts. Be sure to have some napkins on hand!
The Dam P-Nut Man is typcially at the Irmo side of Lake Murray's dam on Friday, Saturdays and Sundays.
P-Nut Man Boiled Peanuts Location:
Kwik Way Store (Exxon Mobil Gas Station)
6230 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
The P-Nut Man is located on Bush River Road at the intersection of Bush River Road, Lake Murray Boulevard (SC Highway 60) and North Lake Drive (SC Highway 6). He is typically there on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Be sure to tell Wade that you saw his Boiled Peanut Stand on the World Wide Web!
BOILED PEANUTS ARE THE OFFICIAL SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SNACK FOOD
Boiled peanuts are so delicious that in May 2006, Governor Mark Stanford signed into law H.4585 to make the boiled peanut South Carolina's official state snack food. Boiled peanuts are also healthy : boiled peanuts have four times the antioxidants of raw or roasted peanuts.
SECTION 1. The General Assembly finds that boiled peanuts are a delicious and popular snack food that are found both in stores and roadside stands across the State, and this unique snack food is defined as peanuts that are immersed in boiling water for at least one hour while still in the shell. The General Assembly further finds that this truly Southern delicacy is worthy of designation as the official state snack food.
Boiled Peanuts - Wikipedia
Boiled peanuts are a staple of Southern culture and cuisine! If you're in the Columbia/Chapin/Irmo/Lexington/Lake Murray area, stop in to see the Dam P-Nut Man to get your delicious boiled peanuts!
CLICK on the pictures below for larger image sizes. (Pictures from February 2010)
Buying Boiled Peanuts
Boiled Peanuts at Lake Murray's Dam
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