Organic peanut butter is tasty stuff, and it can even be part of a healthy diet as long as you don't eat too much. But when you store it for a while (or in some cases, when you first buy it), the oils separate from the rest of the butter and rise to the top, which requires a vigorous stirring before you can spread the goodness. A quick flip can fix that.
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Growing up, food writer Priya Krishna ate a peanut butter and jelly sandwich at every school lunch for eleven years, and in that time she (and her mother) refined the recipe to its ideal - such an ideal that she still eats them. Krishna has five tips for the perfect PB&J.
I am not a huge fan of athlete-designed or endorsed foods and diets, mainly because I am not an athlete, but I also hate the joyless, clinical approach so many of these "diets" take. (In fact, when Tom Brady released his absurd, overpriced "nutritional manual" last year, I was incensed.) But the NBA has a meal plan pretty much everyone can get behind: The humbly delicious peanut butter and jam.
Natural peanut butter may be delicious, but it does have the annoying habit of separating out. Storing it upside down can help, but if you find yourself confronted with an oily, un-spreadable jar of nut butter, use your hand mixer to smooth it out.
Chocolate magic shell is a flawless ice cream topping, but there's nothing wrong with mixing it up. If you're a fan of peanut butter -- and who isn't -- you can make your own peanut butter magic shell with just two ingredients.
Peanut allergy is real, and can be life threatening for a lot of kids. For years, parents were told to be cautious about introducing peanuts to babies, just in case too-eager peanut feeding was linked to allergies.