11 Ingredients to Up Your Baking Game

Whether you’re baking chocolate chip cookies or a fancy three-layer cake with lemon curd and whipped cream frosting, the quality of ingredients can make a huge difference in the final product. By following...

Cookie Help Please

by raberbm 2 days ago

I'm making a cookie recipe that calls for softened butter, but I accidentally melted it. Can I still use it if it's melted?

Toast, rediscovered...

by gutreactions 11 days ago

A medication I am taking right now requires that I have it with a little food. So, I began making a piece of toast in the morning. And you know, I like it. I have rediscovered how good toast with a...

For those who leave their butter out on the counter

by Skip2 28 days ago

I was encouraged by an experienced home chef friend of mine to do that, but I'm having mixed results. I make my own butter and am pretty diligent about rinsing out all of the buttermilk. I store it...

Low-Pasteurized Heavy cream?

by NateHevens 1 month ago

So I live in Atlanta, GA, now, north-east of Midtown. I like to make my own butter, and I'd like to try my hand at cultured butter. I used to be able to get pasteurized cream from Whole Foods, b...

Coleslaw Dressing

by kahakai 5 months ago

Have a mayonnaise based dressing on my potato salad so don't want mayo on my coleslaw. A while back I had a unique coleslaw dressing that had melted butter in it that was really good but I can't f...

Searching for SALTED Cultured Butter

by estufarian 9 months ago

For some reason, the SALTED version of cultured butter has disappeared from the shelves – unsalted is in good supply. The usual product was by Lactantia (price typically $6.99 for a lb; $7.19 in...

Fried egg, crispy egg, soft egg?

by Chandler114 7 months ago

Sometimes when I go to make an egg, be it sunny side up or over easy/medium/hard, the egg is this beautiful, white, glossy oval. Almost like something out of a cartoon. (Then sometimes I can't make...

Where to buy cultured butter in the South?

by bsugarcream 10 months ago

I am having a hard time finding cultured butter. None at Publix or Kroger. I live in Nashville. Other options would be Trader Joe's, Fresh Market and Whole Foods.

Normandy Butter

by elizabt 8 months ago

My husband and I will be touring Normandy and Brittany mid-June. In addition to Yves Bordier butter, are there other butter maker artisans worth trying and/ or visiting?

Where to buy Dairyland Grand Reserve?

by lifeofpie 8 months ago

Hi there — I’m not a chef or restaurateur, so I can’t really swing buying a case of 36 lbs. on the Chef’s Warehouse site. Does anyone know where I can buy one pound, preferably in NYC (vs. online)?

Land O Lakes European butter, anyone tried?

by mushroomaffairs 10 months ago

I bought some and baked cc cookies w/ it. They got significantly brown in 10 minutes vs 12 minutes at 350 so I pulled them out. They looked like they were going to burn and was surprised at how b...

Butter Not Browning?

by carolinaryan 3 years ago

So I have browned butter quite a few times (100+). Never had any issues before. Done it from frozen and refrigerated butter Yesterday I used 1/2 lb of European style butter, 1/2 pound regular. It...

Best Butter for Caramels

by johnson4sum 11 months ago

What is considered the best brand of butter that should be used in making Caramel chews?


by kobewright79 12 months ago

I have given homemade caramel a go and it was surprisingly easy and it is delicious. I managed to keep it from becoming grainy and crystallized. I definitely recommend giving this one a try, it’s s...

Anyone else have trouble creaming butter and sugar in a kitchenaid?

by loukoumades 9 years ago

Recipes always say to beat softened butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. I can never get this in my kitchenaid. Butter and sugar form a thick paste that coats the walls of the bowl where the bea...

Substituting ghee for butter in BAKING

by sequins 12 years ago

In equal proportions or not? And is such substitution ever a bad idea? I'd be interested in its effects on, say, chocolate cake, cornbread, pie crust.

Commercial butter in molded in turkey shape

by ThorNYC 1 year ago

Has anyone found or seen in Manhattan supermarkets butter molded in the shape of turkeys? I'd like to get some for my Friendsgiving dinner. Thanks!

RE: where to find European style butter

by cherrytreegirl 14 years ago

I read all the posts in the recent thread on this, but i still can't find European style butter in the city. I looked at Pusateri's and didn't see it. Could someone please tell me a specific brand,...

Haitian Butter?

by zackly 1 year ago

Anyone familiar with Haitian butter or this brand Lily Chandler in particular? An ad for it popped up on Facebook but not a lot of info on the web.

Discard milk solids?

by bacon 10 years ago

Most instructions for clarified butter recommend discarding the milk solids. I hate waste. Butter is expensive and the milk solids do contribute to flavour; so I occasionaly add them back into a...