The Flavor of Butter Can Change by Season

As if you needed more reasons to love it

Julia Miller
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4 min readAug 6, 2020

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A yellow neon sign that says “BUTTER” in an otherwise desaturated photo of an industrial setting.
Photo: Jon Tyson via Unsplash

It’s true. I love butter. Smooth, silky, creamy butter. There is nothing like it to transform pan sauce into a glistening, slightly thick, lip-smackingly rich perfection. Substitutes just will not do.

I remember my grandma talking about “oleo.” During World War II, butter became scarce, so…

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Julia Miller
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