That's Nuts

A weekly dose of nutty history, pop culture, and recipes from Lee Zalben, aka The Peanut Butter Guy.


That's Nuts: Nutty New Chocolates with a Southern Twist

Who doesn't love a good nut-filled chocolate bar? The rich, toasty crunch of nuts paired with smooth, sweet creamy chocolate is, to many candy eaters, a match made in heaven. Now the Colorado-based company Chocolove is embracing the always-delectable marriage of nuts and chocolate with two new flavors: Salted Peanut in Milk Chocolate and Peach & Pecan in Milk Chocolate. More

Ever Tried Peanuts in Coke?

First take a few swigs of the soda and when there seems to be enough room in the bottle, pour in a package of salted peanuts. Many dieheards insist that you've got to do this in a glass bottle, not plastic or a can, for the full effect. And sticklers will tell you definitely no Diet Coke, Coke Zero, or other brand substitutions allowed. More

Peanut Butter Beer: Shouldn't It Exist?

There are all kinds of flavored beers out there—beers made with pumpkin, raspberries, cinnamon, oysters. And with salty peanuts being one of beer's favorite partners, don't you think it's time that Peanut Butter Beer made an appearance? I was happy to discover this Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter from a New Jersey homebrewer. More

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