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The History of the PBJ Sandwich

How did the peanut butter and jelly sandwich come to be? Peanut butter as we know it was invented in the second half of the 19th century. It started to gain popularity at the Chicago World's Fair in 1893. Initially a fancy-pants sandwich, the invention of sliced bread in the 1920s helped prompt its migration to an everyday staple.... More

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