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How to Make Spreadable Butter With Two Ingredients

I am a diehard devotee of the room temperature butter lifestyle, but sometimes I forget to replenish the butter dish, which leaves me with nothing but frigid, brittle butter. Though I have found ways around this, it’s moments like these where I “get” the appeal of a spreadable not-really-butter butter-like…

Don’t Cook Your Grilled Cheese In Mayonnaise

Don’t Cook Your Grilled Cheese In Mayonnaise

I love mayonnaise. It makes mashed potatoes more creamy, it sears a great steak, and it’s an essential part of almost every sandwich. But one application that I cannot get behind is slathering it on the outside of a grilled cheese sandwich. It does not taste that good.

Behold The Simple Comfort Of A Butter-Baked Onion

Behold The Simple Comfort Of A Butter-Baked Onion

Onions are an assertive ingredient, usually used to bring either aggressive astringency or deep, developed umami to a dish. A baked onion, however, does neither, and it still manages to be one of my favourite onions. Butter-baked onions are soft and sweet, with a brothy savouriness that reads almost like…