My husband has the odd idea that to enjoy a peanut butter sandwich, you have to first mix the CHUNKY peanut butter with the jelly. Yuck. You might as well smear toothpaste all over the bread – I won’t touch it.
My 9 year old makes his sandwiches with barely even a shmear of peanut butter – mostly bread and honey for him. Still not my thing.
Me, well the peanut butter sandwich is not just a food, it is a form of art. Creamy. Definitely. Smearing back and forth nice and thick, creating smooth waves in the golden goodness. Then I add just a touch of honey and of course, a glass of cold milk. Mmmm, I am hungry just thinking about it. Never mind that we haven’t used white bread in years, just as good on wheat.
1. First, pull apart each “square” of sandwich, placing them Peanut Butter side up on your plate.Surprisingly enough, she does this with minimal mess. Two fingers, a smudge on the nose and just a little around her mouth. Any of my boys – well let’s just say I think there is still PB&J on the walls from their lunch’s years ago.
2. With your index finger, draw a design on each open square.
3. Once you are finished with your art, take each square and place it, peanut butter side towards you, on your nose. Testing its stickiness.
4. After each square has been properly tested, reassemble the squares and take a
5. Repeat 1 through 4 until you are finished eating.