Entertainment

If you’re like us, you love everything about peanuts. Here, we explore the fun and creative uses of America’s favorite nut, which range from art installations to exciting recipe contests. Meet the world’s most passionate peanut lovers and check out the innovative ways Americans are sharing their love for peanuts. 

Top 3 Life Hacks for Your Peanut Butter Jar

Do you ever wonder how you can prevent the oil from rising to the top of your peanut butter jar? Or what to do with the almost-empty peanut butter jar? Below are our top three hacks to make your life (and your peanut butter) better than ever.

Chef Virginia Willis Wants To Change The Way You Think About Southern Food

“Southern food is more than fried chicken and biscuits,” said Virginia Willis, James Beard Award-winning chef, cookbook author and Editor-at-Large for Southern Living magazine and author of the popular column “Cooking with Virginia.”  Though many people associate Southern food with deep fried and butter-laden meals, Willis argues that misperception overlooks the rich cultural history and agricultural nature of the cuisine. She sees the regional fare as a wholesome way to use fresh, local ingredients, like peanuts; and she’s helping others rethink Southern food.

Here’s Why Your Beer Deserves Peanuts

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.

Charcuterie Made Simple: Three Culturally-Inspired Combos

Whether you’re hosting a casual backyard barbeque or an upscale dessert party, a cheese and charcuterie board is a great addition to the menu. A crowd-pleasing appetizer board doesn’t have to require much prep time, and it will keep guests occupied so you can enjoy hosting.

Entrepreneur Tells the Story Behind the Creation and Success of Lord Nut Peanuts

With 13 years of experience in food and beverage, Sanjiv Patel has already had a lifetime’s worth of career experience that other entrepreneurs in the industry would kill for. Patel’s career adventures with The Tetley Group and Stacy’s Pita Chip Company laid the foundation for his latest success, Lord Nut seasoned peanuts.

Drink This With That: How to Pair Craft Peanut Beer with Food

Craft brewers are defining this artisan field by experimenting with varying consistencies, characteristics and flavors of their brews. Some are even incorporating familiar flavors like peanut that complement classic beer notes, such as the roasted flavor of a dark, malty porter. While brewers create their beers with depth and complexity that are enjoyable well enough on their own, any beer sommelier will tell you that just like a fine glass of wine – craft beer is even better with food.

5 Reasons PB&J is the Best Sandwich Ever

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 chaos, we can always rely on the comfort of a PB&J. 

Don’t Sell Out—“Shell Out” and Show Your Love For Peanuts

As the Peanut Vendor, it’s well known that I love peanuts. Some people say I’m “obsessed” with them and that I should “get help.” But I have great news—there’s someone who loves peanuts even more than me! And that’s former professional football player Charles “Peanut” Tillman.

How a Bag of Peanuts Changed the Way One Man Does Business

Think about the beauty of offering peanuts. They are an inexpensive (insert joke here), healthy conversation-starting snack, that will not put you in an awkward situation of offering a too expensive or cheap ice breaker.

The Character Who's Crazy About The New Peanut Emoji

About a year ago, we sat down with the individual who runs @PeanutsHere on Twitter and Instagram, the anonymous Peanut Vendor. At the time, he was just getting his feet wet on social media, so we thought we’d catch up with him and see how it’s been going.

    

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.