Recipes Classic Peanut Butter Cookies: Adventures in Dangerous Baking

These days, you really can’t bring peanut butter cookies or peanut trail mix or even good old PB&J sandwiches into a lot of schools. One of my daddy friends tells me that his daughter’s school has banned not only peanuts, but homemade snacks in general. So put away your family’s favorite recipe for lemon bars. School treats must now be individually packaged snack foods. Great for food manufacturers. Lousy for parents who want to cook with their kids and demonstrate the value of the homemade.

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Miss Ginsu is a nom-nom-nom de plume of Leitha Matz, who worked at Tabla and FreshDirect in NYC, wrote about the food scene from 2004 to 2009 in Brooklyn and presently lives in Berlin. Occasionally seen on TV cooking segments, Leitha has also written for FreshDirect, contributed to Cee Cee Berlin, The Food52 Cookbook and has been interviewed/quoted in The Food Keeper as well as The Washington Times and Salon.

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