New Uses for Everyday Ingredients

Pantry staples work wonders when used in new ways. Try these unexpected applications for everyday ingredients.

Peanut Butter
Randy Mayor

Peanut Butter

Responsible for sustaining most toddlers in the form of sandwiches oozing with jelly, peanut butter is a quick source of quality protein.

Our Secret Twists: 

  • Substitute 3 tablespoons creamy or chunky peanut butter for 1 egg as a binder for meatballs with an Asian flavor profile.
  • Use 1 to 2 tablespoons natural or chunky peanut butter to add body to a brothy soup.
  • Stir 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter into a broth-based pan sauce for pork or chicken in place of dairy butter to finish the sauce and add richness.

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