peanut boil

World’s Largest Peanut Boil sells out on Sunday

The World’s Largest Peanut Boil in Luverne is finally over and the Alcazar Shriners have great numbers to report. The Shriners sold 25.5 tons of boiled peanuts over the Labor Day Weekend, with sales totaling over $100,000. Travelers pulling up to get a bag of peanuts were greeted with this sign. Boiled peanuts were sold out on Sunday afternoon. The…

World’s Largest Peanut Boil begins

Labor Day Weekend is almost here, and that means only one thing in Luverne: peanuts. Specifically, Alcazar Shriners boiled peanuts. Labor Day Weekend marks the start of the Shriners’ World’s Largest Peanut Boil. The peanut boil started in the 1970s, and it was quite a humble affair. “It was a group of local Shriners and they wanted to have a…