Peanut butter and jelly together are almost a staple of the American diet. In fact, it is so popular with the Americans that it has been turned into an official holiday. People celebrate it in various ways but most often eating loads of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Here's more information about this popular American holiday.
The National peanut butter and jelly Day 2020 date is April 2, the same as every year. This day marks the celebration of this holiday. The history of this holiday goes that peanut butter was considered a delicacy in the 1900s America, being served only in the finest of New York's tea rooms.
An article published in a magazine taught housewives how to make peanut butter using meat grinders. In 1901, Julia Davis Chandler issued the first recipe of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
However, during the 1920s, the cost of peanut butter declined and it became a household item. It was also a favourite among children. According to statistics, during World War II, peanut butter and jelly was made a part of the US soldier's ration list. Later, around 1968, a US brand introduced the two products in one jar in alternate vertical stripes.
One can cook various kinds of food using peanut butter and jelly together. The easiest recipe is of the sandwich. However, one can also whip up sushi, pancake, cupcake, french toast, pies, cookies, doughnut and fudge using the flavour of peanut butter and jelly.
There are also competitions held all over the country to make the biggest peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The record for the biggest one is from Pennsylvania where they made a 40ft long sandwich with 150lbs of peanut butter and 50lbs of jelly.
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