Breakfast buffet
November 1st, 2010
09:00 AM ET
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday and the most delicious finds on TV.

The month has come to delight in the simplistic beauty that is peanut butter - November is National Peanut Butter Lover's Month.

The spreadable nut butter appears in brown bags aplenty from nursery schools to nursing homes (what with its denture-friendly texture). And according to the National Peanut Board, Americans spend almost $800 million a year on PB.

In honor of this salty holiday, we here at Eatocracy shall raise a spoon to celebrate.  And yes, we *do* eat peanut butter off a spoon.

Only one question remains: crunchy or creamy?

What's on TV?

"Rachael Ray's Week in a Day" - Cooking Channel, 2 p.m. ET
Five one pot meals that'll make the work week dinner routine a heck of a lot simpler.

"Lidia's Italy" - PBS, 8 p.m. ET
Lidia travels through Liguria during harvest season. Among the dishes prepared back in the kitchen is a rice and zucchini crostada.

"Cake Boss" - TLC, 8 p.m. ET
The bakery is on the fritz when the ovens need to be replaced.

"The Best Thing I Ever Ate" - Food Network, 9 p.m. ET
Speaking of cake, Ted Allen, Alton Brown, Giada de Laurentiis and Tyler Florence share their favorite slices.

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soundoff (13 Responses)
  1. Truth

    JDizz – I think that Obama, McDaniels and Hawkins need to be fired. In that order.
    Rangers look like they will be going down. Major disappointment here.

    If anyone needs me, I will be gorging on leftover Halloween candy and priming myself for tomorrow...:)

    November 1, 2010 at 10:00 am |
    • IsthisthePartytoWhomIamSpeaking?

      Easy on the Sugar rush Truth! Don't want you to hit the wrong button tomorrow! Listen to some John Denver!

      November 1, 2010 at 10:03 am |
      • Truth

        Actually already voted.Colorado does mail ballots, which is the best idea since the wheel and fire.

        And for the record, I will be working at the polls tomorrow.Very interesting, as we cannot leave the building from the time polls open to closing. Kind of like being in prison. My wife sends me off with a ton of food though. In 2008, her pho tay was a huge hit.

        November 1, 2010 at 10:09 am |
      • IsthisthePartytoWhomIamSpeaking?

        Watch out for the guys in the Black Suits-They Will follow you into the bathroom area. Early voting for me in TX. Glad Your working the polls tomorrow.

        November 1, 2010 at 10:17 am |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants

        Can you mail me some of your wife's Pho? You talk so much about it. I can send you some of the GF's enchiladas in exchange.

        November 1, 2010 at 11:30 am |
      • Evil Grin

        @Truth I was thinking the same thing. I wish I could taste that Pho, too. You talk about her cooking so much. She must be really great.

        November 1, 2010 at 12:21 pm |
    • T3chsupport

      You guys are cute ♥

      November 1, 2010 at 12:32 pm |
      • Incognito

        {{{{Hugs}}} and kisses.

        November 1, 2010 at 12:39 pm |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants

        Especially kisses. Hugs are a right-winged conservative lack of intimacy.

        November 1, 2010 at 12:44 pm |
      • Incognito

        I use Breathmints-an industrial strength tongue scrapper -always wondered Why newscasters have such pink tongues-Is it because of my SONY? I like {{{HUGS}}}!

        November 1, 2010 at 12:50 pm |
  2. IsthisthePartytoWhomIamSpeaking?

    Jdizz +1 better record than Dallas
    Truth -1 long trip to U.K. for nothing but Strawberry Fields.
    ME -2 Cowboys Suck and the rangers are headed that way!

    November 1, 2010 at 9:50 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants

      Did you see that sign those cats in the stand had? "We have a Rangers game to go to!"? Harsh.

      November 1, 2010 at 9:54 am |
      • IsthisthePartytoWhomIamSpeaking?

        If they were wearing Black and Orange I don't think it was for Halloween.

        November 1, 2010 at 10:01 am |
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