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Butter is a dairy product used as a condiment and spread. Butter is frequently used in cooking applications such as baking, pan frying and sauce making.
Butter is produced by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk. is a dairy product and normally used as a spread and a condiment, also in cooking applications, such as baking, sauce making, and pan frying.
Butter comprises butterfat, water and milk proteins.
If a recipe does not specify unsalted butter you should generally assume that the recipe is calling for common store-bought salted batter.
Butter is sometimes sold in sticks. One pound (~½ kg) of butter consists of four ¼ pound (~ 125 g) sticks.
Most butters are made from cows' milk, butter can also be made from the milk of other mammals, including sheep, goats, buffalo, and yaks.
Salt, flavorings and preservatives are often incorporated into the butter.
Rendering butter produces clarified butter (ghee), which is almost completely butterfat.
In pastry making, cold butter is often cut into pieces for incorporating into flour.
Butter is usually found in the dairy section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Butter is a member of the Dairy and Egg Products USDA nutritional food group.
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