National Fluffernutter Day

Sooo many wonderful textures and flavors go with peanut butter. In making sandwiches, we may opt for a straight-up toasted peanut butter sandwich (a personal favorite). Or we may choose to slather one slice of bread with a favorite jelly or jam. Or simply top the peanut butter with a layer of sliced bananas and a sprinkle of cinnamon and/or brown sugar. A chocolate spread and a sprinkle of chopped nuts work well, too. But this is National Fluffernutter Day, so marshmallows rule the options.

Throughout elementary school, I recall the traditional fluffernutter being my daily lunch sandwich. Yup, five times a week. After a few years, I admit that I skipped fluffernutters for YEARS! On October 8th, however, if peanut butter is going on the sandwich, marshmallow fluff must adorn the other slice before closing and consuming that sandwich.

About Cathy Burnham Martin

Author of 20+ books, and counting! A professional voice-over artist, dedicated foodie, and lifelong corporate communications geek, Cathy Burnham Martin has enjoyed a highly eclectic career, ranging from the arts and journalism to finance, telecommunications, and publishing. Along with her husband, Ron Martin, she has passions for entertaining, gardening, volunteering, active and visual arts, GREAT food, and traveling. Cathy often says, "I believe that we all should live with as much contagious enthusiasm as possible... Whether we're with friends or family, taking people along for the ride is more than half the fun."
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