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Old 10-02-2013, 04:30 PM   #31
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Great price for the butter.

What to do with it?

Toast, Cinnamon/Sugar toast, Cheese toast,
Garlic toast, Cookies, Heap on Baked Taters, and any way you normally use butter.

It freezes well so you can do that too.

The best thing to do with it is to enjoy it.

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Old 10-18-2013, 04:14 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by mysterychef View Post
How about some different compound butters with garlic or any fresh or dried herbs?
Anything with high levels of salt or garlic eg bacon or garlic butter freeze OK and are safe to eat (assuming all other factors are OK) but the flavours start to go off - not "off" as in contaminated but just less pleasant to taste. I think the recommended time for keeping bacon in the freezer, say, is one month. It won't do you any harm after this but the longer you keep it frozen after the recommended time the less it keeps its flavour. Garlic can get to taste quite nasty if the product it's in is kept too long in the freezer

Butter may be the same although I haven't noticed it much.

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Old 10-18-2013, 04:20 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by Addie View Post
The Amish do not treat their cows with hormones. And they are fed mostly grass, not chemically treated hay. So it makes their butter purer in the real sense. They do adhere to the laws of their State as to what the cows must be tested for before it can be sold to the public. Such as TB. And the milk or cream must be pasteurized also. But it is not ultra pasteurized. Ultra pasteurized is when it is pasteurized twice. I have no idea why, but it certainly kills the flavor of the product. Restaurants here do not use the ultra products. And you can really taste the difference.
Thanks, Addie. I thought it might be something like that. It probably makes the butter taste better too. Contented and healthy cows living as natural a life as is possible in captivity must produce better and more flavoursome milk and cream.
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Old 10-19-2013, 12:11 PM   #34
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I know this is late----- but ghee (clarified butter) is one way to use up a lot of unsalted butter. Or if you ever buy more----- just send it to me. LOL

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