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15 Surprising Uses for Butter

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15 Surprising Uses for Butter

 

Yep, we know, butter is fattening. It’s something that should be consumed sparingly. But, it’s such a staple in the pantry that it’s hard not to have around. So, instead of using it in food, how about using it around the house instead?! Check out some of the fantastic ways to use butter.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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10:15PM PDT on May 9, 2013

All are such good hints! Thank You

11:45AM PST on Dec 30, 2012

Thanks for these great tips using of butter, especially on the snow shovel ~ I guess vegetable oil would work just as well.

1:20PM PST on Dec 22, 2012

Super pomysły, wypróbuję ten z paznokciami. O siebie dodam, że masło świetnie czyści plamy ze smoły.

10:47AM PST on Dec 21, 2012

Jeremiah Z.,

Plastic leaches into foods; especially, such fragile and thin plastic. Let me answer the question that comes to all of us, I have no idea, why the corporations make the product to be in contact with food and The FDA allows it.

10:44AM PST on Dec 21, 2012

WHERE IS THE VEGAN BUTTER USES!! I MEAN YOU ARE POSTING ON WWW.CARE2.COM.

10:04AM PST on Dec 19, 2012

butter is probably the most expensive option you could choose for these tasks, but generally helpful (I'm going to try vegetable oil on my shovel)...

3:22AM PST on Dec 19, 2012

Thanks

6:47AM PST on Dec 18, 2012

Why is aluminum foil preferable to plastic for onions?

11:14AM PDT on Sep 20, 2012

good to know, thanks

8:21AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Unsalted butter is so tasty mixed with parsley, chives and dill. Sounds better to use butter for squeaky doors that the spray chemicals. Butter is far healthier than margarine.

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