Considered by many the symbol of American snacks, peanut butter has been a staple of U.S. families for more than a century.
Its bittersweet taste makes peanut butter a versatile culinary addition to many foods: from the traditional peanut butter sandwich to more sophisticated dishes such as pasta or salads: this is the reason why it's loved by children and adults, fast-food junkies and gourmet lovers!
This website's mission is to be the most comprehensive source of information about the culinary uses, nutrition facts, history and making of this important slice of Americana, always giving maximum importance to scientific facts and a little bit of humour.
Did you know that Mr. Kellogg (who became famous because of his cereals) actually patented the first peanut butter process?
You will discover that peanuts are actually legumes, not nuts, and they originated from Brazil, and that even the Incas appreciated the delicious taste of peanut butter many centuries before us!
As for health benefits, the unsaturated fat content in peanut butter helps reduce the risk of heart disease by 25% (if you eat 1oz per day), its rich folate and niacin (vitamin B3) content helps increase the HDL (good cholesterol) level by as much as 30%, all while being a very good source of proteins (up to 25% of peanuts consists of proteins) and dietary fiber; the most unique property of peanut butter, though, is its high content in Resveratrol, a substance that's been shown to have very strong anti-cancer properties.
We will teach you how to make salad dressings, how to make peanut butter cookies, how to select and store it for best quality and much more!
What are you waiting for? Go grab your slice of bread, spread some peanut butter on it and enjoy our website!