James McBride


  Ingredients: An entire loaf of bread from Brooklyn's own  Baked In Brooklyn , 1/2 a jar of Jif creamy peanut butter, 1/2 of Jif crunchy peanut butter, 1/2 a jar of Smucker's Grape jelly, 1/2 a jar of Smucker's Strawberry jelly, 3 bananas (sliced), and butter. Preparation inspired the (in)famous Fool's Gold sandwich made popular by Elvis Presley. 

Ingredients: An entire loaf of bread from Brooklyn's own Baked In Brooklyn, 1/2 a jar of Jif creamy peanut butter, 1/2 of Jif crunchy peanut butter, 1/2 a jar of Smucker's Grape jelly, 1/2 a jar of Smucker's Strawberry jelly, 3 bananas (sliced), and butter. Preparation inspired the (in)famous Fool's Gold sandwich made popular by Elvis Presley. 


James McBride

...is an author, musician and screenwriter. His landmark memoir, "The Color of Water," rested on the New York Times bestseller list for two years. It is considered an American classic and is read in schools and universities across the United States.  His debut novel,  "Miracle at St. Anna" was translated into a major motion picture directed by American film icon Spike Lee. It was released by Disney/Touchstone in September 2008.  James wrote the script for "Miracle At St. Anna and co-wrote Spike Lee's 2012 "Red Hook Summer." His novel, "Song Yet Sung," was released in paperback in January 2009. As he did in his most recent novel, The Good Lord Bird, about American revolutionary John Brown--the winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction--his recent story collection, Five-Carat Soulis written with humor and insight about how we struggle to understand who we are in a world we don’t fully comprehend. The result is a surprising, perceptive, and evocative collection of stories that is also a moving exploration of our human condition.

 
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“With hopes for a better peanut butter and jelly sandwich (with sliced bananas)”