The history of how peanut butter met jelly is a little fuzzy, but one thing is for certain – they were meant to be together.
Whether you’re hosting a party or entertaining for friends, the food you serve should be a memorable part of the event. Passed hors d’oeuvre are a little passé. Why not get your guests involved in a more interactive and inspiring way to nosh? Try a do-it-yourself peanut butter sandwich bar to enliven your soiree.
It was all things HOLIDAY PREP during the most recent National Peanut Board Twitter Chat as NPB’s registered dietitian Sherry Coleman Collins and yours truly took to tweeting about the holiday season.
The story begins with the three essentials parts of the PB&J—peanut butter, jelly and bread. Changes in each component, plus word events, convenience, great taste and the economy all spurred the popularity of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich to take its place as an iconic American food.
October 31 and January 1 are like the start and finish lines of a celebration marathon. And it’s easy to lose sight of healthful habits during the holidays.
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