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Peanut Butter and Jelly

November 15th, 2007 (01:56 pm)

current mood: happy

Today was Eat Lunch With Your Kid Day at school. In honor of Thanksgiving next week, turkey and stuffing were offered, along with some of the usual sides. As a vegetarian, I opted for the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It reminded me of why I haven't eaten a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in years. Did you know that schools now serve pre-packaged peanut butter sandwiches that are round, with sealed edges? I guess it's easier for little hands that way, since the insides don't leak out. But it sure looks unnatural.


Posted by: Allison Stein (astein142)
Posted at: November 15th, 2007 07:52 pm (UTC)

I suspect it's easier for the staff to pop a pre-made sammich out of the freezer than to actually MAKE a sandwich themselves.

Posted by: Lawrence M. Schoen (klingonguy)
Posted at: November 15th, 2007 11:27 pm (UTC)

how does one seal the edges of a sandwich?

Posted by: ((Anonymous))
Posted at: November 20th, 2007 01:50 am (UTC)
Don't knock the PB&J!

I usually have a PB&J every day for lunch - I love them! However those Uncrustables brand PB&J's (the round ones with sealed edges) are disgusting and better off left alone. For me, I prefer crunchy SKippy peanut butter and strawberry jelly on whole wheat bread. Thing 1 prefers the same except with creamy peanut butter and Thing 2 will only eat jelly sandwiches ("No butter" he says.)


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