NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The host of Bitchin’ Kitchen Nadia G on the Cooking Channel stopped by the CBS 2 studiosto vamp up a childhood classic: Upscale PB&J.

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Cashew-Peanut Butter

Recipe courtesy of Nadia G


Peanut butter

  • 1 cup unsalted, raw cashews
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons of canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon of orange Juice
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup

 Recipe tools:

  • Food processor
  • Saucepot


Making the peanut butter: pulse all ingredients in a food processor for 2 minutes. Add more oil if creamier consistency is desired.

Spicy Blackberry Jam


  • 1 lb blackberries, quartered
  • 1 Anaheim chili or red jalapeno, finely minced (keep seeds if you can handle the heat)
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 raw sugar

Recipe tools

  • Food processor
  • Saucepot


Making the jam: in a saucepot, simmer all ingredients for 40 minutes. Cool in fridge.

Yield: 24 servings

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Inactive Cook Time: 3 minutes

Ease of Preparation: Easy

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