A Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich is a classic, but there are many more ways to enjoy this American Favorite. National Peanut Butter Lovers Month is the best time to do it! Check out these ideas below from some fellow peanut butter lovers.
People are spending a lot of time in the kitchen these days. No surprise then that we are all searching, sharing and saving recipes on social media now more than ever. That’s why peanut butter is getting a lot of love on the internet with a variety of recipes being shared featuring America’s favorite nutty spread.
The 1980s-television series Cheers™ didn’t just give us Norm as the ideal beer-drinking buddy, it also memorialized peanuts as the iconic, salty bar snack to go along with a pint of beer. But even before the show aired, peanuts already had a seat at the bar. As one beer expert explains, there is a gastronomical reason these two are a perfect pairing.
Most of us grew up eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Mom or Dad would make it for us to take to school, or it was the first “meal” we could make on our own. When the rest of the world is in chaos, we can always rely on the comfort of a PB&J.
From peanut butter ales to peanut whiskey, incorporating peanuts into adult beverages has become all the rage. It’s clear that peanut lovers are craving new ways to enjoy their favorite snack. We partnered with seven influential mixologists and bartenders to create peanut-based cocktail recipes that are both deliciously peanutty and go perfectly with peanut foods.
The home garden has become a hugely popular way to help pass the time, while also allowing people to grow food they can actually enjoy eating. Tomatoes, peppers, various leafy greens, and peas are some of the common plants that may be found in home gardens today, but have you ever considered growing peanuts at home?
When Food Network star Ina Garten bantered on national TV with CNN’s Anderson Cooper about their rediscovered love of the PB&J last December, it was no surprise to me that the classic all-American peanut butter sandwich had risen back to the top of our collective food conscious – not only filling our bellies, but soothing our souls during trying times. And that’s what’s special about the work I do for America’s peanut farmers at the National Peanut Board (NPB).
It’s cookie swap season, but due to the pandemic, you might want to keep the in-person “swapping” to a minimum. Don’t worry, because we’ve got you covered. Here’s some ideas to help maintain social distancing while still keeping up with the baking tradition.
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