How to Store Butter: Secrets for Delicious Dairy From a Pastry Chef! by Chef Gigi Gaggero, Host of KSCU 103.3 FM LIVE Food Talk Radio S.F. Bay Area

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How to Store Butter: Secrets for Delicious Dairy From a Pastry Chef!

I keep my butter in the freezer. Why? Because it’s a fat, it will break down quicker, not to mention absorb off flavors from your fridge. Frozen butter is easily grated. Why grate butter?

  • It's a perfect application for adding to dry ingredients before baking biscuits, scones, muffins, and pie dough. 
  • Grating allows the butter to distribute throughout your formula better, resulting in a flakier end products.
  • Grating also makes the butter melt much quicker, so if your butter it’s is too cold to spread, consider grating it first and then topping toast, veggies or a steaming hot delicious baked potato!

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Donna John
Who knew???? Great tip, Chef Gigi Gaggero . Butter will be in the freezer from now on.
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
What? I never would have thought of this. Brilliant, Chef Gigi Gaggero !

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