Make Peanut Butter Yourself

Today I will tell you how to make your own peanut butter.

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As you prepare for this endeavor, make sure you have either a heavy duty blender or a food processor.  The food processor is the best choice but the blender is just fine too.   You will need the following ingredients.

1 cup roasted, unsalted, shelled peanuts 

1-1/2 to 3 tablespoons peanut oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

Sugar (optional)

The process is all about blending all the items together and adding the oil with just the amount of precision to make it creamy enough but not runny.   If you choose not to use unsalted peanuts, and you go with the salted kinds, you do not need to add the salt.  If you want to make it crunchy peanut butter, all you do is add crushed peanuts when the original blend is done.

That’s it.  as long as you keep an eye on it, the peanut butter should turn out just like you would expect.

If you are interested in a more organic or natural recipe, watch this video and Nirvan will show you how.

This is also a very good recipe and very much more in-depth.

Peanut Butter Overdose

If You Are In The Mood For A Peanut Butter Heart Attack, Keep Reading.

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All you have to do is be bored and broke.  If you have those two things together, it is possible to OD on peanut butter.(Watch this kid overdose on peanut butter).

When you are both of these things, sometimes you have to eat just peanut butter to curb you hunger pains.  When this happens, the only thing I can tell you to help, is to have a big glass of anything to drink except soda.  If you drink soda with too much peanut butter, it does not end well for you mouth.

The key is to push through it until you are no longer hungry.

That’s all for now, tune in next time for a different sort of creation.

Peanut Butter and Pancake

Beware, This Is A Sticky Mess…

We have been through the thick, and we have been through the thicker.  This is a new step in the mess and you will soon see why.

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For the first part of the process, you have to figure our how to make pancakes for yourself.  I am not going to go through that because I always make them chunky or burnt.   If you do not know how to make pancakes, check out this video that gives you a step by step tutorial on making peanut butter pancakes.

Here’s where you need to pay attention.  After the pancakes are done and still fresh and hot spread the peanut butter to your desired thickness (If you wait until the pancakes cool down, the peanut butter will not melt and spread right).

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Topping

So delicious… Oh my gosh

If you like ice cream, and you like peanut butter, this is for you.  This is so great, and it is so fast.

First, take a few scoops of peanut butter and put it in the microwave until it is melted.  

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Do not leave it in too long because it will burn.

All you do now is pour the peanut butter melt over the ice cream of your choice and enjoy.

I found a video on Youtube on making a more in depth sauce for quality.  Check out how Laura Vitale makes her peanut butter sauce.  

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Peanut Butter and Bananas

Hello My Peanut Butter Creationists

How would you like to know how to make a super quick snack with just peanut butter and a banana.

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In order for this to be a meaningful snack, you have to get over your fears of peanut butter.  Up till now you have been on the light path of creations.  For this one you will need to put that aside because these needs to be thick with peanut butter.

The trick to this snack is to peel the banana about half-way down.  If you go much further, you take risk on the banana breaking on your next step.  That being said, the next step is to apply a big slab of PB on about one inch of it.   I know you may be thinking “ahh this is too much peanut butter”.  I tell you “no”, and that is because the banana is very moist and it will compensate enough so the peanut butter is not so sticky.  Continue this process until the banana is consumed.

So, this has been another try at curbing our munchies.  Stay tuned.

Oh yeah, I found a new twist to this recipe. If you like to get funky and try new things, try this. Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Peanut Butter and Jelly is the greatest way to have a quick, delicious meal.  Today I will tell you how to make Peanut Butter and Jelly cookies.

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The ingredients you need are the following:

2-3/4 cups  flour

1 cup  sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1-1/2 cups  peanut butter

 1 stick butter

1/2 cup honey, if desired

2 tablespoons milk

1/2 cup of desired jelly

So pretty much all you do is mix everything except the jelly, honey and milk  with a mixer for a few minutes until it is crumbly.  After it is nice and crumbly, then you can mix in the milk and honey.

Once you have the batch nice and thick, roll the dough into balls and plop them on a cookie sheet, pop a finger to make a little crater in the middle, and fill the crater with you jelly.

Pop them in the oven on 375 degrees and bake for about 10 minutes. Let cool and enjoy.

This has been another episode of peanut butter creations, tune in next time for more.

For a quick look at how the folks at Home Cooking creates their cookies, check out this link: Home Cooking

 

Peanut Butter and Fluff

Today I will show you how to make a delicious sandwich with Peanut Butter and Fluff.

The first thing you do is stir the peanut butter a little; I do this because the peanut oil sometimes separate and sits on top and no one wants a slimy sandwich.

After it is whipped up a little, I spread a thick layer of peanut butter on whatever bread I have (potato bread is the best).

Once I have spread the peanut butter thick, and making sure it is even all around, I open the Fluff[1] and proceed to scoop out as much as I need for the whole sandwich in one scoop.  I only do one scoop because as soon as the fluff touches the bread, it sticks and the bread is left on the knife and it keeps everything clean.

This is the basic creation of a peanut butter and fluff sandwich.

P.S. If you are really in the mood for sweet treats, it is also not a bad idea, if you have a can of whipped cream or a bottle of chocolate syrup in the fridge, to add a little on the sandwich.  I urge you not to put more than a squirt or two of syrup on the sandwich or you will have a super sweet one.

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[1] Marshmallow Fluff is still produced by the same batch process developed over 75 years ago – it’s the only marshmallow creme made in this manner. It’s what makes Durkee-Mower’s product so fluffy, white, and smooth; it’s what makes the difference. Because Marshmallow Fluff is made only with the finest ingredients under the most demanding sanitary conditions, it requires no artificial preservatives. (Inc., 2013)