Peanut butter soup and peanut loaf were WWI staples: Here's why

美国. turned to peanut butter as a meal staple during the height of World War I and hasn’t turned its back on the spread since then. In honor of National Peanut Butter Day, Fox News Digital takes a look at the groundnut through a historical lens.

Peanut butter caught the attention of creative home chefs who made the effort to conserve other essential food groups during the 1910s, according to Lora Vogt – curator of education and interpretation at the National WWI Museum & Memorial.

THIS 100-YEAR-OLD DOUGHNUT RECIPE DATES BACK TO WORLD WAR I