Interesting facts about peanuts

While “nut” is in their name, peanuts are in fact legumes. However, for culinary purposes and in common English language usage, peanuts are usually referred to as nuts. Scientifically known as Arachis hypogea, peanuts go by a variety of names, such as groundnuts, earth nuts, and goobers. Although today ubiquitous across the globe, the peanut … Read more