January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day
Here are today’s five thing to know about Peanut Butter:
- 60% of people like creamy peanut butter over crunchy.
- Women & children prefer creamy, while most men like crunchy.
- Peanut butter is a source of incomplete protein.
- A common combination to provide a complete protein is pairing peanut butter with whole wheat bread.
- The two foods need only be consumed within 24 hours of each other to complete the protein.
Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary
Today’s Food History
- 1920 Eskimo Pie Patent Date. The Eskimo Pie was patented by Christian K. Nelson, first sold in 1922 as “I-Scream Bars”
- 1935 The first beer can was introduced by the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company
- 1939 Maximilian Bircher-Benner died. He was a Swiss doctor who developed the granola-like cereal product ‘Muesli’
- 1959 Coors launched the 7 ounce seamless, recyclable aluminum beer can.
- 1988 RIP Charles Glen King,a biochemist who discovered vitamin C in 1932. He first extracted & isolated it from lemon juice.