TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Planter’s NUT-rition Peanut Butter

Cinnamon Raisin PB, a real treat. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Peanut butter is a nutritious food: It was invented by a physician to provide protein for people who could not chew meat (see the history of peanut butter). While delicious flavored peanut butter has been produced by artisan manufacturers for more…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Store Peanut Butter

We received an email from a reader, asking: “How should I store my PB and how long will it last?” Large brands typically come with expiration dates (and possibly, preservatives). If you purchase an artisan brand, it has no preservatives; but it may not have an expiration date, either. So here are the guidelines: Shelf.…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY #1: Jif Peanut Butter Gift Basket & Calphalon Gourmet Roaster

Cook with it, spread it on bread, eat it from the jar with a spoon. Photo courtesy Jif. Do you have a great peanut butter recipe idea that you think is good enough to win a contest? You still have time to enter your original recipe in the Jif Holiday Spread Recipe Contest to win…
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RECIPES: Peanut Recipes

In the U.S., peanuts are the winner by a long shot when it comes to volume sold: They claim 67% of all nut consumption. The numbers aren’t broken out for whole peanuts vs. peanut butter, but we bet the PB has a large piece of the pie. Check out these peanut recipes: Savory Peanut Recipes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Today is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. Enjoy a sandwich with a glass of milk, and make some peanut butter & jelly ice cream: 1. Soften a pint of vanilla or chocolate ice cream (or frozen yogurt) and put the ice cream in a mixing bowl. 2. Add 4 tablespoons PB (creamy or crunchy)…
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