Eating Styles: Crunchy or Creamy? Sam March 3, 2011 Condiments, Eating Styles 19 Comments “I bought some peanut butter recently. There’s creamy, chunky, extra chunky, and now extreme chunky. I got the extreme chunky home and opened it up – it was just peanuts. That is extreme, trying to spread that stuff.” – Jim Gaffigan, Beyond the Pale It’s Thursday! Which means it’s once again time to pit some hardcore food warriors against each other. Just try not to cream (or crunchy) your coworker in the face with a PB&J as you answer this one… Crunchy? …Or creamy? Do you enjoy the spreadability of creamy, or maybe crunchy’s more fibrous texture? Vote for your preferred peanut butter style and explain in the comments section below. [poll id=”151″] The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Sam My name is Sam and all I care about is food. Latest posts by Sam (see all) Quick Bite: French Toast Crunch - March 8, 2014 Eating Styles: Would You Eat Horse Meat? - November 18, 2013 Deep Fried Everything Ep 153 - November 14, 2013 19 Responses thomas March 3rd, 2011 I prefer crunchy, but since the kids like creamy that’s what we usually have in the house. Reply Joel March 3rd, 2011 Where’s the option for “Neither, I grind my own and adjust according to whatever I’m eating at that moment”? Reply Cynthia March 3rd, 2011 I hear ya, Thomas, but then I tried crunchy again after a few years, and, now, I like creamy better. I guess it’s what you become accustomed to. Reply Geena Stepp March 3rd, 2011 Peanut butter is creamy. That other product is fine for some, but it needs another name . It is not peanut butter. Reply Jay March 3rd, 2011 I’ve always preferred crunchy. It doesn’t matter if it’s a PB&J, used for cookies, or just being spread on toast, I like the crunch. The only time that I’d prefer to use creamy peanut butter is if as a cooking ingredient. Reply Sam March 3rd, 2011 Harsh, Geena. Harsh. Reply gaffigan March 3rd, 2011 Oh, this is RADICAL! Reply Spam March 3rd, 2011 It must be creamy. And it must be Jif. (And none of that “natural” or “reduced fat” crap, either.) Any other way is doing it wrong. Reply AMY March 3rd, 2011 Creamy peanut butter is even better when enveloped in chocolate. yummm Reply Teddy March 3rd, 2011 CRUNCHY!! I love peanuts and what better way to celebrate them than to have both the solid and “butter” parts together? Reply Eick March 4th, 2011 Count me firmly in the crunchy camp. I’m insanely loyal to brand for peanut butter. I get Peter Pan crunchy 99% of the time. Reply Bob March 4th, 2011 Creamy–So soft & Smooth Reply Merut March 4th, 2011 Creamy all the way baby. Nothing better. Reply Clea March 5th, 2011 Eick – Are Peter Pan lovers in a cult? It seems to be the peanut butter I hear of most often when people talk about their brand loyalty. I never hear anyone really go “Yes! JIF!!!” Reply Hannah March 5th, 2011 I prefer crunchy because I am saving my creamy pb phase for when I am 76 and in a nursing home. It will be easier on the dentures. Reply Eick March 7th, 2011 I haven’t been invited to any cult meetings, but my loyalty to Peter Pan is absurdly high compared to other products. I figure cost is irrelevant, peanut butter lasts for at least a few weeks even if you use it semi-regularly, and the name brands are all fairly close in price, so why not get the one that stands out as best? Glad to hear it’s the one mentioned most often though – but it’s basically just PP, Jif and Skippy right? Not super deep competition. If I remember correctly, the Jif and Skippy chunky PB’s have smaller chunks that are weirdly shaped. Reply Hoy March 7th, 2011 People who refuse to eat “crunchy” peanut butter are like the people who refuse to eat black licorice. Man-babies, the lot of ya. Reply Geena Stepp March 11th, 2011 why is somene i dont know posting on here with my name?? anyway, i like creamy but i still dont know how to vote.. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.