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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peanut Butter...but not alone!


There just cannot be enough foodie days! Let's face it...everyday is a foodie day, especially if you have a sweet tooth! Then, to celebrate one of our nation's favorite foods and on our own add chocolate...what can be said? Bring it on!

November 20 is...


The love of peanut butter is nationwide. It has been a staple in American kitchens for over a century...peanut butter sandwiches, peanut butter ice cream, in combination or alone. It is not surprising for its day of celebration to pop up in the middle of November. After all, November is..., among other things, Peanut Butter Month! There will be more than 60,000,000 (60 million) pounds of peanut butter consumed during this month! 

Let's not let the peanut butter on this day be alone...how about a chocolate partner whipped into the fudge!

A Bit of 'Fudge' History...
According to legend, the origin of fudge can be traced back to the 1800s when people used the word "fudge" to mean "cheat" or "mess up." One day, a chef accidentally "fudged" a batch of caramel he was trying to make, inventing the delicious confection we know and love it today.
Try your hand at making a homemade batch of Peanut Butter Fudge and it doesn't have to be simply traditional!

Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge (Recipe)
On the Seventh Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me… Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge! BUT, you don't have to wait until the Seventh Day of Christmas. It is on for today, tomorrow and tomorrow's tomorrows.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Crunch (Recipe)
Sick of the same ol’ Rice Krispies Treats? A base of chocolate and peanut butter rice krispies treat is topped with peanut butter, then finished off with semisweet chocolate. The perfect indulgence for a midnight snack.
Celebrate National Peanut Butter Fudge Day and find out why it is fudged! (Video)
Well doesn't this sound yummy? In this episode of 'A Spoonful of Comfort,' Andrea and Sarah show you how to make peanut butter fudge.
GrandPA's (not Grandma's) Peanut Butter Fudge (Recipe)
"This is my grandpa's famous family recipe that he guarded almost all my life, but it's such a good treat I had to share it! Makes a great gift for friends, your kid's teacher, co-workers, or anyone really!"
A great adaptive recipe...use a box mix, make completely homemade, add clean, salty taste of plain roasted peanuts, substitute honey-roasted peanuts, add chocolate chips and cut down on the peanut-butter chips...the choice is yours! Make it YOUR recipe!


Is your mouth watering yet?

yum, yum, yum . . . yummy!

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