...the edible edition
Brought to you this week by the letter N
....as in Nuts
But, let's not talk about plain old Nuts. Grandma J wants to talk about Nut stuff....
Like her ancient Planter's Peanut Mr. Nut costume that she's planning on buying for $10k.
Of course Mr. Peanut is almost older than
Somewhere on God's green earth, Girl Scouts sold salted Nuts in the '50s. Did you know Grandma J was a Girl Scout in the 50's? She didn't know about the Nuts.
In the early days, no one scared the bee gee zuzz out of kids like Beech-Nut's mascot. See all the kids running away?
So, in 1931....Beech-Nit made an executive decision to switch.....
.....to gum. Of course their marketing focused on Beech-Nut Gum for smokers.
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It wasn't until they
Skippy had it's share of Nuts.....but Grandma J only knew about Skippy Peanut butter.
Of course everyone jumped on the peanut butter and wagon, like Laura Scudder. After a while she moved to Idaho...and you know the rest of the story.
Peter Pan had Wendy whip up some snacks with his brand of peanut butter.
Big Top Peanut Butter decided to use lots of kids in their ads....literally!
The sucessful businessman knows how to start his day with steady nerves and a keen, clear brain with Grape=Nuts.......oh my, who knew?
OK, now we know the secret to our man's
Grandma J isn't
That's right...it's PeaNut Andy, Miracle Worker... the mascot that never quite made it. So bad, so sad.
Here's Karo's ad for PeaNut Pie. Thank goodness the world has been purged of these scarey babies!
Now, scoot on over to A to Z Mondays, hosted my Jen at unglazed to see some normal N foods. And hey, it's never to late to join in!