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Contamination implications of eating peanut butter with a spoon

Say I'm eating peanut butter out of a jar with a spoon, thus presumably transferring some of my saliva into the bottle. Some research indicates that this sort of double-dipping might be a health ...
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How long will a peanut butter sandwich last?

So, I made a peanut butter sandwich the other day but forgot about it and left it (wrapped in gladwrap) out in room temperature for 6 hours. (Brioche bun as the bread, peanut butter and butter) and I ...
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Peanut butter becomes dry

I tried to make some peanut butter at home in a blender. It worked as expected, resulted in a somewhat smooth butter. But after keeping it for about 30 minutes, it became too dry. The smoothness was ...
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adding peanut butter to a recipe

Ok, so I saw another question answered here that said: Natural Peanut butter is about 50% fat, butter is about 80% fat. If you want to maintain the original amount of fat in the recipe, you would ...
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Why has my recently bought peanut butter such a liquid consistency?

The title says it basically all. Below you see a glass of peanut butter of which the content is partly so liquid you could easily drink it. The label on the glass says "Creamy" but I have never had a ...
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Chunky Peanut Butter

So I'm at home and unable to go out to the store to buy Chunky Peanut Butter for a almost instant no-bake cookies. Does anyone know if there is a possible substitute to use?
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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Like Gravel

I made peanut butter cookie dough twice. I got the recipe from searching online, so I'm fairly sure it's a good recipe (one of the to search results). The first time, I put half a cup of peanut ...
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Can we make peanut butter with 500W mixer?

I tried making peanut butter with 500w mixer but peanut is not secreating oil, is there any way to make peanut butter?
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Why does peanut butter become very hard when adding egg yolk?

I'm making some peanut butter meringue-type cookies and I noticed that when I mix the egg yolk into the peanut butter, the mixture immediately becomes very hard and stiff. Based on the speed, I'm ...
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How to salvage hardened peanut butter from jar bottom

How can I salvage hardened peanut butter from the bottom of the jar? Is there anything I can put in it that will soften it but also add to the taste, or at least not affect it negatively?
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How to substitute peanut butter for peanut butter chips

I'm making a Peanut Butter Blondie recipe, and I'm trying to make it healthier for a Health Class my son is in. The recipe calls for 2 cups of peanut butter chips and I want to use natural peanut ...
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Freezing Peanut Butter Balls

Something I have been making recently is brownie cupcakes (much the same as the molten cakes without the fudge). Using a standard box of dark chocolate brownies, I pour the ingredients, post-whisk, in ...
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Best Practice at cutting butter and sugar in Peanut Butter balls

Something I have been making recently is brownie cupcakes (much the same as the molten cakes without the fudge). Using a standard box of dark chocolate brownies, I pour the ingredients, post-whisk, in ...
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Suggestions for easy peanut butter clean-up

I have a family member who sometimes likes to eat peanut butter by itself -- no bread, crackers, etc. For sanitary reasons, we do discourage eating directly from the jar, but that poses a quandary in ...
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Will skim milk powder go bad when mixed with peanut butter?

I love to make those peanut butter energy balls to take with me on camping trips, or even a day fishing or after a long run. If I add skim milk powder to them is there anything that will make the skim ...
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How to spread peanut butter that is required to stay refrigerated?

I recently bought some "natural" crunchy peanut butter from Harris Teeter. Other than natural my only other description is the oil rises to the top when it isn't stirred for a while. There is a very ...
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How to loosen peanut butter in a sauce

When making a peanut butter based sauce, how can I loosen the peanut butter and even out the consistency ? I tried adding a bit of hot water and mixing them, but even after simmering for a while in ...
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substitute for dairy products? [closed]

I am a cookery student. As a part of my course, I need to create dietary menus. I have chosen dairy free. Because I am allegy to dairy it can help me to understand how I can produce dairy free food. I ...
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How can 100% peanut butter have more protein than 100% peanuts

I am looking at: 100% peanut butter (no added salt, sugar, oils or anything else) 100% roasted peanuts (no added salt, sugar, oils or anything else) When looking thought different sources, I can ...
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Why do peanut butter sandwiches become hard and how to prevent that?

I've done this with many different types and brands of peanut butter and bread, after a few hours (I typically pack them in the morning as a snack for the afternoon) the bread gets rock hard. I'm ...
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How to adjust oil in recipe when adding peanut butter

I made a peanut butter cake, but it had too much oil. I used a recipe I'm familiar with, but added peanut butter to it. I used natural peanut butter (only contains peanuts and a little salt). How ...
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How to roast peanuts on the gas stove without getting the brown spots?

I have the iron kadhai and gas stove. When I roast the peanuts (without exterior shell) they get the brown spots on them. Of course I do keep on moving the peanuts in the kadhai but still I can't ...
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How to unsalt roasted salted peanuts?

I bought roasted peanuts from the market and they have too much salt in them. How should I reduce the salt in those peanuts as much as I can? My intent is to make peanut butter.
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Idiomatic combinations of peanut butter, jelly, and bread

Is there a reason why, at least in the US, that: 1) on dry bread, we typically eat peanut butter AND jelly, not one or the other; 2) but on toast, we typically eat either peanut butter OR jelly, not ...
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How long do peanut butter sandwiches last at room temperature?

We're going on a long flight with our family tonight. I prepared peanut butter sandwiches for the kids, and would like to pack it already to avoid the last minute rush (or forgetting them). We're not ...
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What's the most effective way to mix a jar of natural peanut butter?

When you buy a jar of natural peanut butter, it typically has a layer of oil on top, which has separated: Mixing it can be messy and time consuming. Aside from slowly and patiently mixing it with a ...