Joseph Rosenfeld came up with a way to produce peanut butter in order to keep the ingredients from separating. Later, he would go on to market his own product under the Skippy brand name.
Beech-Nut became the first major brand to market and sell peanut butter
Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (yes, the famous cereal guy) patented a streamlined process to help move production along.
Marcellus Gilmore was the first person to patent a peanut butter paste.
New York's Rose Davis began making peanut butter after her son saw Cuban women grind peanuts and smear the smooth paste on bread.
The average American eats about three pounds of peanut butter per year.
Despite their name, peanuts are actually legumes, not nuts.
Americans spend nearly $800 million per year on peanut butter.
Archibutyrophobia is the name for the fear of getting a big gob of peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth.
Peanut butter was an easy way to get nourishing protein to troops, so peanut butter sandwiches were a big hit. Peanut butter has been popular ever since.
Peanut butter pairs well with tons of different foods, but the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich reigns supreme. We can't begin to list all of the possibilities.
Connect with others in your area and host a club that meets periodically to discuss recipes and all things relevant to peanut butter.
Creamy vs. crunchy? That's so yesteryear. Today there are peanut butters mixed with honey, chocolate, and even cookie pieces. If nothing else, simply try some different brands.
Whether you're slathering peanut butter on your morning toast or baking a late-night batch of sweet and crunchy PB-inspired cookies, peanut butter is a 'round-the-clock treat.
Peanut butter's heart healthy, may reduce the risk of colon cancer, helps protect your memory, and is high in protein and potassium.
The King couldn't help falling in love with this treat. As a boy, Elvis' favorite snack was mashed peanut butter and banana on toast.