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Peanut and Almond Cookies

After having harvested the peanuts from our garden, they have dried and are cured and  ready for eating and making some delicious cookies.  This recipe was given to me by a dear friend Elizabeth and I would like to share it with you Peanut and Almond cookies Ingredients: 500g Raw Peanuts (skinned and chopped finely, see note below) or regular roasted but unsalted, chopped finely, … Continue reading Peanut and Almond Cookies

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Grow your own peanuts

Peanuts  are  the fruit of a legume and are not nuts at all.  The peanut is actually an annual herbaceous plant (Arachis hypogaea, ‘hypongaea’ meaning ‘under the soil’). The oldest known pods were found in Peru and have been dated to 7,600 years old but they are thought to be older than this. Growth habits and planting needs Spring to early Summer is the time to … Continue reading Grow your own peanuts