When is "Peanut Butter Lovers Month"? The month of November!
What type of holiday is this?
• National Holiday •
Loving Peanut Butter
This holiday is not just about the love of peanut butter but it's all about the people who love peanut butter too! If your an American you most likely love peanut butter because you most likely grew up eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as a kid. So for this holiday find as many recipes as you can that uses peanut butter and enjoy each and every peanut butter bite. After all, this month is for all of us who love peanut butter.
Origin of this Holiday?
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
This holiday is referred to as a "National" day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though we didn't, this is still a holiday that is publicized to celebrate. So have fun with it and celebrate it!
We did find reference to this holiday on several Greeting Card sites.
Facts about Peanut Butter
Peanut butter is a food paste made primarily from ground roasted peanuts, with or without added oil. It is popular throughout the world and is also manufactured in some emerging markets. Its primary use is as a sandwich spread.
Similar peanut pastes are popular in various cultures. In South Indian cooking, chili peppers are added to make a spicy variant of peanut paste. In Andhra Pradesh, India, peanut chutney is popular. In this variation, peanuts are ground and mixed with chili peppers and other ingredients.
In some types of gourmet peanut butter, chocolate or other ingredients may be added. Various nut butters are also made from other nuts.
Peanut butter provides protection against cardiovascular disease due to high levels of monounsaturated fats and resveratrol; butter prepared with the skin of the peanuts has a greater level of resveratrol and other health-aiding agents. Peanut butter (and peanuts) provide protein, vitamins B3 and E, magnesium, folate, dietary fiber, arginine, and high levels of the antioxidant p-coumaric acid. (Note: some people are alergic to peanuts)
Common Use of peanut butter
- A common, simple outdoor bird feeder can be made by coating a pine cone once with peanut butter, then again with birdseed.
- Peanut butter is an effective bait for mouse traps.
- Many people derive amusement when feeding peanut butter to their dog. Most dogs appear to like the taste of peanut butter, however the animal does not have the ability to eat it with anything resembling traditional social grace.
- Peanut butter can also help remove gum and tree sap from the skin, hair, or in fabrics and upholsteries.
How can I Celebrate this holiday?
- Blog with us about it! - We have a blog called "Everyday is a Holiday" so visit our pages and talk with us about this holiday.
- Send Free E-Greeting! - If your ready to get together with your friends don't forget to invite them with these fun Internet Invitations.
Other November Holidays around the world
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September 13 is National Peanut Day
April 2 - National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
March 1st is National Peanut Butter Lover's Day