Let's talk a little about peanuts.
First off, they're delicious. Second off, they're even more delicious when roasted.
Here's what unroasted peanuts look like:
|Getting more delicious|
|Notice the constant flipping!|
|Getting there! About five more minutes|
Once the peanuts are done, pour them out onto a cookie sheet. The Thais have special cooling trays made out palm fronds (I think) that they use for peanuts as well as sticky rice. When the nuts are cool enough to handle, press down and roll them using your palm. This will help separate the hull from the nut. This takes a bit of time, so have patience!
|Yupin, being very patient.|
The last part is the trickiest. It requires some motor skills I don't quite have, and it also requires that your cookie sheet has some sort of a lip. Take your tray outside and flip it, each time catching the nuts back on the tray. The much lighter hulls, now separated, should fly away in the wind.
|Look at that form!|
And there you have it! Peanuts, delicious, freshly roasted, and ready to eat :)