Beat the January Blues… January: it’s widely believed, albeit by pseudoscience, to be the most depressing month of the year. We’re all pretty familiar with the concept of the January blues: with cold weather, dark days and empty pockets after the holiday season reminding us that the festivities of December are over. But there’s no […]
Curried Parsnip Soup You can do pretty much anything with parsnips: puree, roast, pan fried – they’re all delicious. We love to add some spice to our vegetables, and this smooth spicy soup is just the way to go about it. Soups are a great way to get well on your way to reaching your […]
Here in the #ButterLab, we are all about testing new products and inventing new ways of applying the old. We have several amazing butters that we’ve wanted to test, showcasing the diversity beyond the label. Last week, we took our Bacon Pepper Jack Burger Butters™ dollops from Creekside Creamery™, and created some of the best […]
When you work for the best butter company in America, what do you do on a Friday afternoon during late Summer? Why, experiment with compound butter in the #butterlab, of course! Our goal: to create a delicious dish with our Creekside Creamery™ Lemon Dill Chef’s Roll that is simple to prepare and tantalizes the taste […]
Here’s a question we’ve heard lately that we’d like to answer…. “Are your Creekside Creamery Burger Butters™ limited to burgers? I mean, do they have other applications besides burgers?” Our answer: There are no limitations to our butters – only your own imagination! We label our products, allowing for ease of use, and well, we think they are […]
The way to a mans heart is through his stomach. And with Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, June 18, we are thinking of the tasty treats that we can create that really cater to the men. It’s not all stereotypical grilled cheese and steak though: we’ve determined that the ultimate pleasure really is…bread and butter! […]
We love butter sauce! It’s such a staple of our culinary repertoire that we’ve created our Quik Creations recipe selection. We’ve also created a simple yet delicious recipe for you to drizzle over everything from fresh lobster or scallops to the fish of the day. In fact, this spicy butter drizzle works perfectly with everything from fresh […]
We featured a delicious sugar cookies recipe before, but now it’s making a Spring time comeback – this time with added colour! Butter really is the star of the show with these cookies, and maybe that’s why we love ’em so much. The rich, creamy nature of Churn 84 European Style butter brings out the luxurious […]
May 8th is International Mother’s Day, designed to honor all the wonderful women in our lives who gave us life and love. We adore French crepes, and there’s something about them that reflect the class and delicacy that makes us think of our mom’s… so what would be more fitting than lemon crepes to mark the […]
Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter all offer their own unique fruits and vegetables for seasonal flavour, and this month it is time for the blackberry to shine! Fresh blackberries offer an amazing mix of both sweet and sour, but when they’re baked, the sourness is mellowed and you’re left with a perfect pop of sweetness. […]
To honor Earth Day and celebrate our beautiful planet, our baking blogger Alie Romano has come up with a super simple No Bake recipe. It consumes very little energy – and you can go one step further and purchase all organic ingredients to do your part for the planet. Remember, a little goes a long way… […]
Effortlessly easy Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins that you can create – from scratch – in under an hour! Sounds to good to be true right? That’s what we thought, but we put it to the test and came up with this amazing recipe. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 cup milk 1/2 cup unsalted Churn 84 butter 1/2 cup […]
Inundated with chocolate treats over the Easter break? Make something fun with your leftover goodies – like these Malteser Brownies. The soft warm center of the brownies explodes with a crunch, and then melts in your mouth – the perfect marriage of taste and texture! Chef Chris Pires has one little tip: don’t eat these […]
Mini Egg Madness: Happy Easter! Easter comes early this year, and a lot of people are telling us that the break has snuck up on them! Let us here at Butterball Farms come to the rescue, with ideas and inspiration to get you into the spirit of the season. Chocolate Mini Eggs are everyone’s favourite […]
Coconut Cake with Lemon Curd Easter is nearly here! That means chocolate bunnies and eggs everywhere – and we are certainly not complaining. Last week we featured this delicious pavlova topped with chocolate eggs to get us in the spirit, but if you’re all mocha-d out, don’t worry. This week we are swapping the cocoa […]
St Patrick’s Day: Recipe Ideas March 17th is St Patrick’s Day, and is celebrated worldwide. Did you know that over 36 million Americans claim Irish as their primary ethnicity? Although it may be native to Ireland, we love to celebrate our ancestry! Chicago famously dyes their river green annually to mark the occasion, and New York […]
A gluten-free Easter special How adorable is this Easter Dessert? This is a simple vanilla pavlova shaped into mini baskets filled with homemade coconut cream, dolloped with whipping cream and topped with chocolate eggs! If you’re looking to make something a little different this year for Easter, then this is the recipe for you (and […]
A blank canvas for your imagination. We have married class and convenience with the arrival of our unique, Unsalted Chef’s Rolls. These handy cylinders allow for the creation of simple yet precise buttery coins, perfect for placement in ramekins and serving dishes. A welcome accompaniment to fresh crusty bread, it’s a perfectly luxurious way to start […]
Butter Sauce: Versatile. Durable. Delicious. At Butterball® Farms, Inc., we’ve created a delicious, ready-to-use all natural butter sauce base that quickly and easily transforms ordinary ingredients into extraordinary culinary delights. Check out this video to discover all the amazing things that you can do, quick and simply. From a creamy tomato Parmesan pasta, lemon herb […]
Springtime Recipes: We adore the comforting, buttery taste of hot cross buns! An English classic, which always immediately reminds us of our favourite childhood nursery rhyme. ”Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny,Hot cross buns If you have no daughters, give them to your sons. One a penny two a penny, Hot cross buns” Whether […]
EVERYTHING IS BETTER WITH BROWNIES… At Butterball Farms, we are on an endless quest for perfection. From elegant, premium embossed tabletop butters for the front of the house, to specialty butters created exclusively for your needs, we are constantly on a mission to make butter better. And our quest doesn’t end there – we love striving for […]
Dirty Hot Chocolate First things first: this is no ordinary hot chocolate recipe! Thicker, denser and a whole lot more luxurious, taste a kick of espresso and an added knob of butter to sweeten the deal. This recipe by The Brunette Baker still has the solid bones of your classic hot choc formula – but […]
Colorful, flavorful, roasty and toasty – we want to give you a way to enjoy your veggies! Buffalo Cauliflower has been trending for a while now, and it’s not hard to see why. Few of us can resist a hot portion of spicy chicken wings, but a healthier alternative is long overdue, especially for our […]
Pancakes seem simple to make but a lot of us struggle with getting them just right: our pancakes are either under-cooked, overcooked, or most commonly are too flat and dense. There is a knack to getting them just right. Lucky for BakingForFriends have shared their top tips to getting your pancakes light and fluffy. Here’s our top five tricks: head […]
Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes. Three of our favourite ever ingredients, combined into one wonderful recipe – this is going to make our mornings a lot brighter! Combined with a hot cup of coffee, with a medallion of rich and creamy Churn84 butter melted on top, this pancake recipe will wake you up to the weekend! Light […]
M&M Cookies Hands up who loves M&Ms?! An excellent addition to any recipe, M&Ms not only add a colorful kick, but a chocolate-y punch with a satisfying crunch.What better way to brighten up a dull winter day than warm, soft cookies! These chewy treats are an excellent snack for a child’s birthday party, a baby […]
The holiday season may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get planning gifts for the year ahead. 2016 is sure to be full of birthdays, anniversary’s and special occasions, so we want to make it easy for you to treat your baker besties! Here’s a list of the ultimate gifts for […]
Grand Marnier and Peach Filled Crepes The possibilities for crepe combinations are endless, but since we first tried it, this recipe has become a firm favorite here at Butterball Farms! Butter is, as always in our eyes, the star in this recipe, however Grand Marnier takes a strong supporting role! Not to ignore our most […]
After the indulgence of the holiday season, you may feel like skipping dessert for a week or three – but trust us when we say this is one cheesecake you will not want to miss! And because it is 100% homemade, this tasty treat will satisfy your sweet tooth while being made from scratch, with […]
Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns with Caramel Espresso Drizzle… Our mouths are watering just thinking about it! A family recipe handed down to our resident blogger at TheBrunetteBaker.com, join Jenny Jack as she tries her hand at an old favourite. The rich coffee flavored drizzle adds a whole new dimension to this dish that we just […]
If you are full to the brim with Christmas cupcakes and candy canes, this is the recipe for you! Our Pear Gingerbread Cake is something a little bit different from the usual holiday fare, a refreshing break from all of the heavy sugary desserts. Reminiscent of the Fall Harvest and all the yumminess that goes […]
If you can’t decide if you prefer cupcakes or brownies, we have the recipe for you! This is the ultimate dessert mash-up with a little bit of help from our friends…. We all know that Betty Crocker is the queen of ready-made goodies, and while we usually prefer to bake from scratch, it’s hard to argue […]
Simple, cost effective and easy to decorate, these Whipped Shortbread Cookies melt in your mouth with a sudden burst of buttery flavour! We’ve teamed up with TheLastCourse.ca to show you how to create this perfect holiday dessert… Our Churn 84 Butter is the star of this recipe, with it’s smooth and creamy texture. Because there are […]
Nothing beats candy canes for fresh, festive flavor! Last week we brought you our candy cane cookies from EverybodyLovesPretty.com…and here’s a second take on the recipe for our no.1 holiday favorite! These cookies give a real minty kick and are the perfect treat for after dinner snacking while watching your ultimate Christmas movie! Here’s the recipe. […]
These candy cane cookies are the perfect Christmas treats for kids and adults alike. Buttery and chewy, you also get a kick of crunch in the middle from the melted candy cane. Now that it’s officially December, we can really start getting into the Christmas spirit…and what better way than to crack open a bottle […]
Did you know that our Churn84 European style butter is barrel-churned in Ontario, Canada? We’ve decided to create a recipe combining this rich, creamy flavorful butter with another Canadian favorite: maple syrup! Take a look at the full recipe from our culinary expert Chris over at FoodInspires.com
There are some things that are difficult to find: the perfect pair of jeans, or the ultimate chocolate brownie to name but a few! While we can’t help with the first, we have the second sorted with a recipe courtesy of chef Alton Brown. You might recognize him from TV, with shows such as ‘Good […]
This tasty recipe was created by our friend over The Brunette Baker, who explains her unique take on the standard Rocky Road name: ‘My version are called Rocky Terrain Bars instead of Rocky Road Bars because if these were actual land masses, no one would be calling it a road.’ Find the recipe here.
We all love the smell of fresh bread baking in the oven – it’s even recommended by Real Estate Agents to help sell a home, making the space seem more welcoming and homely. However, we never settle for the basic loaf. Let’s make things much more interesting with these cheesey pepperoni bread sticks! Here’s the […]
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the day to day mundane tasks and to-do lists that we forget to stop and take time for ourselves. In the run up to this holiday season, we’re making a pact with ourselves: stop, breathe, enjoy and of course….eat! Here’s our first festive recipe of the season.
Make desserts extra special by adding these iced sugar cookies to your repertoire. These treats can be used for decorating Christmas cookies, perfect for your next holiday party or gift exchange! We’ve lots more festive recipes coming your way, but for now – try these out! Let us know what you thinking using @butterballfarms.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we have the perfect after-dinner dessert for you to impress your guests. We don’t know how it is, but even when our stomachs are full from delicious dinner, we can always make room for dessert. Especially when it tastes this good! Check out the recipe from our resident […]
We are growing increasingly excited for the holiday season! Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and with Christmas just around the corner we’re practicing our favorite dessert recipes. Our top pick this week is these delectable sugar cookies from baking maestro Jenn Andonov at TheLastCourse.ca Check out the full recipe here.
This is our Fall favourite: just looking at the colors of this fruity dessert makes us feel all warm inside. What’s more, there is lots of butter in that there crumble topping, which makes us at Butterball Farms love this even more. Find out the full recipe here.
Do you like Ben & Jerry’s? Silly question right?! We all love ice cream…so much so that we’ve even created a cake from it! Taking our favorite flavors and mixing it with decadent chocolate ganache, this is a recipe worth drooling over. Our friend at The Crumby Cupcake shows us how it’s done…
‘Brownies are a chocoholic’s dream! Ask any one of us. I promise, at least 8/10 will say the ultimate chocolate dessert is a think, fudgy, cocoa-filled square of pure happiness’ Top this with a scoop of ice cream, and you won’t even need dinner. Here’s the recipe!
What do we all start craving once the cold weather kicks in? That’s right: a little bit of comfort food! It doesn’t have to be all boring, stodgy recipes though…we’ve teamed up with the Brooklyn Cook Michelle Boule who has created something really special.
Candy Corn is the iconic recipe for Halloween: sugary, sweet and perfect for the kids! The glucose overload can be a little too much to take for an adult palate though, which is why we’re loving this Candy Corn shortbread recipe from baker Alie Romano at BakingForFriends.com.
Make veggies the true star of the plate with Epicurean Butter Maple Syrup Butter. This butter elevates seasonal produce with an intense creamy richness. Mark Kingshott of AllInOneChef.com says ‘As much as I love meat, I also adore a tasty vegetable dish. Something that can walk hand in hand, meat and vegetable, like a cliche […]
Flavored butter, such as Epicureans Orange Honey Butter, adds a little extra oomph to baking! Cookies are a classic, but with this twist by the Brooklyn Cook you’ll never be able to go back to your standard chocolate chip… An Instagram star is born!
When you attend a BIG 10 university, the fall season is centered around football games. I had the good fortune to graduate from a BIG 10 school in Michigan! Every Saturday morning, I woke early, dressed from head to toe in my school colors, met up with friends and went to tailgates before the big […]
Do you know why pastries in a Parisian cafe will taste different to those we typically eat here in North America? It’s all in the butter! That’s right, European butter has a higher fat content than American butter and that butterfat percentage is what makes the pastry taste different. And let’s face it, taste better! That’s […]
Explore the taste of fall by using this recipe as a kick start to your cooking! The AllInOne chef Mark Kingsott has given us some seasonal inspiration with this mouth watering roast chicken and fall vegetables.
October: the time of year for pumpkin spice lattes, Trick-or-Treaters and homemade candied apples! It has us in the mood for some Halloween-style sweet treats, with a little extra special kick provided by the rich and creamy flavor of Churn84 butter! Discover the difference with this delicious, buttery caramel popcorn recipe, brought to us by […]
A quick and easy meal is brought to life by Epicurean Roasted Garlic & Herb Butter! This rich, creamy compound butter really packs a punch of flavor, and transforms an ordinary chicken dish into this spectacular recipe worth sharing. All the taste with very little effort: check out this Chicken Rollatini by our friend at […]
Add a seasonal touch to your recipes with Epicureans Maple Syrup Butter. This apple and bacon hash can be used as an accompaniment to pork chops, or as a stand-alone dish. The pairing of the sweet potato, apple, bacon and butter is truly mouth watering! Take a look at the full recipe from the BusyCookingMomma here.
Celebrate special moments – such as a baby shower or a birthday – with these tasty treats made with Stirling Unsalted Butter. Don’t be intimidated by the delicate icing: the link below provides a great video showing the easy way to pipe it to get that perfectly pink rosebud topping. Flavorful and fun, these are […]
As the weather turns a little cooler, and the leaves begin to fall, it becomes the perfect time for classic comfort foods such as Apple Pie. Churn84 butter, with 84% butterfat content, allows for the perfectly flaky yet tender pastry crust, finished it off with a rich buttersctoch sauce for fantastic flavor. Here’s the full […]
We’re a little bit peach-obsessed at the moment here at Butterball Farms, but t’is the season after all! With fruit so fresh and flavorful, it would be a crime not to experiment with different desserts. A firm fall fave are these Peach Streusel Bars courtesy of our chef pal Chris Pires. Check out the full […]
We’ve given a traditional southern favorite pound cake – also known as ‘Nancie Cake’ – a Thai twist by using fresh lemongrass, coconut milk and fresh ginger. The high butterfat content of our Churn84 adds an extra rich and creamy layer for the perfect decadent delight. Learn how to make it here in this delicious recipe […]
Salmon is always a treat, but when sautéd in Epicurean’s Lemon Pepper Butter it becomes an extra-special surprise. Kitchen bonus points: it looks awesome, too! Even better, it only takes minutes to prepare. Recipe here.
Churn84 butter offers an added richness and indulgent buttery flavor to your baking. Take it from our friend at Joe The Baker with his delectable crumb cake recipe… ‘Most grocery store butters at 80% butterfat. Pastry chefs aim for 82% butterfat. Churn 84 is, you guessed it, 84% butterfat. And each time I bake with […]
She’s 20-something, living in Brooklyn NYC, and is a fantastic cook! We welcome you to her blog, The Brooklyn Cook, for this fantastic dessert she calls “Apple Pan Dowdy.” “When I received butter samples from Epicurean Butter in the mail the other week, I tried to brainstorm some great recipes featuring butter and I kept coming back […]
Fuss free and packed full of flavour, coconut squares sure are a crowd pleaser! ‘I like this because it comes together without any fuss or muss. There are only a few ingredients involved as well, another reason I like it. ‘
Try the Busy Cooking Momma’s Garlic Herb Loaded Omelet Cups made with Epicurean’s Roasted Garlic Herb Butter… It’s a great way to start the day! “Mornings in this house can get a little crazy trying to roll a teenage out of the bed. That is why I love cook ahead breakfast dishes that I can […]
We’re having fun discussing personality types with our friend the Brunette Baker! Whether you’re outgoing, introverted or somewhere in between, these rich, buttery pretzels covered in chocolate and caramel are sure to sweeten the deal… ‘I’m known as what’s called an Outgoing Introvert. Trust me, it’s totally a thing. I can deliver in small groups where […]
With Epicurean’s White Truffle Butter, this recipe by the All in One Chef is just plain awesome. The exotic taste will haunt your taste buds and the aroma of our Truffle Butter will bring smiles to any gourmand! “The flavor from Epicurean’s White Truffle Butter on the bun is what seals this awesome recipe. What follows is a […]
It’s the end of summer. The end of the season of swim trunks, beach days, fireworks, fireflies, and perpetual sunshine. And who can forget the delicious fresh fruits and veggies from the outdoor farmers markets? Summer is that time where we, here at the Butterball® Farms Food Lab, can get creative with the Quik-Creations™ Butter […]
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