Temptation Tuesday: Boiled Peanuts

The first time I saw boiled peanuts, I was not impressed. They looked slimy and impossible to eat with the chopsticks I had been given. I thought they were some kind of disgusting fermented bean and was preparing for a bitter taste as I popped one in my mouth, too hungry to bother using my utensils. Surprise immediately filled my senses as I bit down on the smooth, starchy, slightly herbed flavor of what now is my favorite snack and this week’s Tuesday Temptation: boiled peanuts.

Boiled peanuts from Din Tai Fung in Shanghai, China

Boiled peanuts from Din Tai Fung in Shanghai, China


Ask for some boiled peanuts as an appetizer from your favorite Chinese food restaurant (I had my first at Wong’s King in Portland, Oregon and my most recent at Din Tai Fung in Shanghai China) or try making some at home.

About Queerie Bradshaw

Lauren Marie Fleming is a writer, speaker and motivator known for her intimate, informative and often hilarious look at sex, relationships and body-image. Lauren runs the critically-acclaimed QueerieBradshaw.com blog, writes for major news sources including VICE, Nerve, Huffington Post and Curve, and is the author of her memoir Losing It: My Life as a Sex Blogger. In 2013, Lauren founded Frisky Feminist Press (FriskyFeminist.com) as a way to enhance conversations about sexuality through educational guides, online classes and entertaining publications. A law school graduate, Lauren has spoken all over the United States and is internationally recognized for her dynamic, engaging style. In everything she does, Lauren’s goal is to educate, remove stigmas and encourage people to achieve their desires.
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