The Butter Battle! A Comparison of 9 Different Butters
The Butter Battle! A Comparison of 9 Different Butters

Butter is butter is butter, right? Sweet cream butters are all made with cream (from cows) that’s been whipped into a frenzied state in which the fats glob together and the water falls away. So it should all pretty much taste like butter, yes? Well… yes and no, actually. After reading a piece on Endless Simmer, in which Brendan goes crazy for Kerrygold, I really wanted to know whether I’d be able to detect appreciable differences between butter brands… particularly the “higher end” brands (read: imported ).

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Miss Ginsu is a nom-nom-nom de plume of Leitha Matz, who worked at Tabla and FreshDirect in NYC, wrote about the food scene from 2004 to 2009 in Brooklyn and presently lives in Berlin. Occasionally seen on TV cooking segments, Leitha has also written for FreshDirect, contributed to Cee Cee Berlin, The Food52 Cookbook and has been interviewed/quoted in The Food Keeper as well as The Washington Times and Salon.

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