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Peanut butter & jelly: What you don't know about this American classic

Cheapism Logo By Saundra Latham of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 19: If you're packing up a picnic basket for a breezy summer outing, chances are good that a peanut butter and jelly sandwich will find its way inside. And why not? PB&J is among the cheapest sandwiches you can make, packs in a substantial amount of protein, and satisfies picky kids and nostalgic adults alike. But like most classics, this lunch-box mainstay has a long backstory. Here are some interesting tidbits about one of America's favorite foods — and we promise they won't stick to the roof of your mouth. (Hungry for more food trivia? Here are 30 Things You Didn't Know About Your Favorite Childhood Cereals.)

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If you're packing up a picnic basket for a breezy summer outing, chances are good that a peanut butter and jelly sandwich will find its way inside. And why not? PB&J is among the cheapest sandwiches you can make, packs in a substantial amount of protein, and satisfies picky kids and nostalgic adults alike. But like most classics, this lunch-box mainstay has a long backstory. Here are some interesting tidbits about one of America's favorite foods — and we promise they won't stick to the roof of your mouth. (Hungry for more food trivia? Here are 30 Things You Didn't Know About Your Favorite Childhood Cereals.)

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