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Farmers Eat Butter 
 
Apr. 26, 2012 11:34 am 
Updated: May 2, 2012 6:01 pm
I grew up on a farm in Iowa. My parents were primarily hog farmers with a few cows from time to time while my grandparents were dairy farmers. When I think of butter my memories immediately takes me back to my childhood. Butter was always sitting out on the counters to soften for toast for breakfast, lunch for sandwiches, and dinner to butter bread with. Butter always came in sticks and sat on a white plate in the fridge. There was no substitute for butter, only real butter.
 
As an adult I only purchase real butter for my family. I buy sticks of butter for my baking purposes and keep a small container of butter mixed with olive oil (makes it spreadable) for everything else.
 
I received a recipe card in the mail earlier this month for Annie's Compound Herb Butter. The ingredients looked good and I never thought of mixing up my own flavored butter so I knew I had to give it a try. It turned out fantastic and I now use it on toast and sandwiches. Try making a grilled cheese using an herbed butter for a more sophisticated taste. I like to add tomatos, onions, and brie to my grilled cheese too! Try slicing some crusty deli bread and serving your flavored butter to your guests as an appetizer.  The best part is you can control the amount of flavored butter you want. Give it a try, you won't be dissapointed!
 
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Annie's Compound Herb Butter
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Real Butter: Annie's Compound Herb Butter Recipe
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Comments
Paula 
Apr. 26, 2012 7:24 pm
I've noticed several people have made the compound butter. Good to know it takes a grilled cheese up a notch.
 
Apr. 26, 2012 7:59 pm
Could you post the compound herb butter recipie please? It sounds so good! Thanks!
 
Bibi 
Apr. 27, 2012 7:07 am
You're so creative! I never thought about using compound butter on grilled cheese, either!
 
Lela 
Apr. 27, 2012 9:05 am
MySweetCreations-now you have me craving a grilled cheese sandwich. I have read a lot of butter blogs and yours is right up there for the blue ribbon.
 
Apr. 30, 2012 5:44 pm
That Herb Butter looks delicious! Your pictures always inspire me! I've been craving Greek Salad since I saw the picture on your blog a couple of days ago, I finally made it tonight for dinner (except that I made the dressing). Keep up your great job; you are an inspiration for a lot of us! :)
 
Apr. 30, 2012 10:05 pm
Thanks Rose! Did you enjoy your salad?
 
May 1, 2012 10:31 am
Yes it was great! I'm glad I made extra salad dressing: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Absolutely-Fabulous-GreekHouse-Dressing/Detail.aspx?prop31=2, so I can make it again. Thanks!
 
May 2, 2012 1:38 pm
Thanks Rose, I just saved that recipe for Greek dressing!
 
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May 2, 2012 6:01 pm
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I am a Southern California wife and mother of one. I am a simple person that enjoys home decor, baking, and spending time with my family. You can also find me on YouTube - House of Aqua: http://www.youtube.com/user/HouseOfAqua/videos?sort=dd&flow=list&page=1&view=0
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy making a variety of ice cream, cookies, cakes, and candies. In recent years I have branched out by making new dinner recipes and found that I enjoy the challenge.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I have a daughter that loves to help me bake. We spend Christmas Eve in the kitchen making special cookies for Santa together.
My cooking triumphs
I consider tempering chocolate and making caramels a triumph. You either get it right or your wrong!
My cooking tragedies
I failed several times at trying to make fondant centers for truffles. I decided to put my candymaking book away for a while!
 
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