This organic, fresh-tasting peanut butter made from Valencia peanuts is one of my favorite products from Trader Joe's grocery store. It's time to re-visit this product that is not only versatile, but also a healthy alternative to conventional peanut butters. I love the crunchy texture and strong flavor. Immediately it made me think of using it as a wonderful, crunchy peanut-dipping sauce for Thai-style cuisine. The roasted flavor pairs well with coconut milk, soy sauce, chilis and lime juice. Mix it up well and you have a sauce that complements well beef, chicken or pork satay skewers. For those with a sweet tooth, a scoop of this thick peanut butter blended with vanilla ice cream and milk makes for a soothing and refreshing peanut butter milkshake. This peanut butter also makes a great, alternative frosting for cakes. For easier spreading, slightly warm up the peanut butter in a sauce-pan and then drizzle over a bundt cake for a homey, tasty icing. Of couse, you can always use this product for everything you've loved that involves peanut butter. I hope this review of the product gives you some ideas for testing it out in different ways to suit your tastes. The sweet, crunchy, salty sensations of Trader Joe's Organic Valencia Peanut Butter makes it a versatile product for your recipe creations.
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