Interestingly, peanut butter contains neither nuts nor butter.
If you’ve watched episode 6, season 4, of 3rd Rock From the Sun – I *love* 3rd Rock From the Sun – you know that peanuts are not nuts:
“A lot of people don’t know that a peanut is not a nut. It’s a legume.”
“And a lot of people don’t know that a walnut is not a peanut. It’s a walnut.”
Let’s check out who the heck thought to make a paste from ground peanuts.