After a brief simmer, Margaret Holmes Peanut Patch green boiled peanuts (13.5 oz.; $3) occasionally imperiled my fingers with hot brine when I opened the shells. The nuts themselves could be smashed between two spoons, but not spread, so I popped 'em down like standard peanuts and polished off the can.
The fellow working this Georgia-plated truck, beside a small spread of jams, honey, cane syrup, and produce, said he'd be selling in New York through the winter, retiring to his heated cab as need be. Several blocks to the south, the former Dixie Drifter and South Carolina variety stores (shown at bottom), which once might have offered similar goods, are gutted.
Georgia grocery and produce truck
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., east side, in the 140s