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Posted by on Dec. 30, 2013 at 12:00 AM
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Stop me if you've heard this one before. Did you know that you can freeze butter? Stores are having major sales on baking items right now and it's okay to stock up on this kitchen staple.

But how can you thaw it once you're ready to use it?

You can put it out on the counter for a quick thaw, or let it sit in the refrigerator for a more gradual thaw.

But if you need it immediately, there is a solution. You can use your cheese grater to grate the butter. The smaller pieces soften faster. It's a better alternative than using your microwave, which can alter the taste and consistency of the product.

This is a pretty neat trick, and if you haven't tried it I recommend doing so!

Moms, what is your favorite kitchen shortcut?

by on Dec. 30, 2013 at 12:00 AM
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michiganmom116
by Rhonda on Dec. 30, 2013 at 7:58 AM

I often freeze butter.  If I want it to thaw quickly, I just use the microwave for a very short burst of time.....softens without melting.

terri76
by Gold Member on Dec. 30, 2013 at 12:22 PM
I never knew you could freeze butter!!! Tfs
AlleyCat08
by Bronze Member on Dec. 30, 2013 at 1:23 PM
I grew up freezing butter. My mom is a major baking nut, so when things were on sale, she bought a lot of it and froze it. Flour, butter, bread and cereal were big items in the deep freeze.
batjmom
by Sarah on Dec. 30, 2013 at 4:45 PM
Wow I didn't know that.
batjmom
by Sarah on Dec. 30, 2013 at 4:46 PM
Favorite shortcut,,. I have a few so not sure about a favorite
I keep Saran wrap in the freezer so it doesn't stick

I cut up vegetables when I get home so they are easy and ready
Lauren486
by Lauren on Dec. 30, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Same here.  

Quoting terri76: I never knew you could freeze butter!!! Tfs


MamaMandee
by Mandee on Dec. 30, 2013 at 6:42 PM
I love the idea of grating it, thanks!
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MamaMandee
by Mandee on Dec. 30, 2013 at 6:43 PM
I didnt know that about Saran wrap, thanks!

Quoting batjmom: Favorite shortcut,,. I have a few so not sure about a favorite

I keep Saran wrap in the freezer so it doesn't stick



I cut up vegetables when I get home so they are easy and ready
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johnny4ever
by Tracy on Dec. 30, 2013 at 6:47 PM

I never knew that!

Desirae1394
by on Dec. 30, 2013 at 7:03 PM

I freeze butter all the time. :) my hubby have finally caught on to check the freezer before assuming we are out lol

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