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  • Turkey Neck Gravy

    This turkey neck gravy recipe is a simple way to make gravy when you're grilling or smoking a turkey and don't have any pan drippings.  

  • Buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup

    Soft, fluffy buttermilk pancakes with warm maple syrup are a great way to start the morning.  This buttermilk pancake recipe makes delicious, light golden-brown pancakes with a hint of cinnamon.

  • Maple Whipped Cream

    Maple whipped cream is a nice way to add a subtle maple flavor to your desserts.  This recipe only takes a few minutes to make and is delicious on cakes, crisps, pies, pancakes, and especially waffles.

  • Homemade turkey stock

    One of the best ways to use a leftover turkey is to make homemade turkey stock.  Making your own stock lets you get everything you can from the turkey and helps improve the flavor of soups and stews.

  • Apple gallete

    Apple Galette is a free-form apple pie with a flaky pie crust that gently encircles tart apples, brown sugar, and walnuts.  This galette is less sweet and more of an everyday dessert, versus something for a fancy dinner party.

  • Rebirth of soil

    I’ve been aching for something that could feed my soul and give me the fuel I need to carry on in a business that at most times is all-consuming and in a world that has been particularly cruel and hate-filled.  

  • Chicken Curry

    This chicken curry recipe has my favorite elements of Indian takeout along with the benefits of home cooking and comfort food. This curry combines chicken, potatoes, and chickpeas in a sauce that balances the spiciness from the curry seasonings with the creaminess from the yogurt.

  • Holiday Dinner

    Having just finished one of the most contentious presidential elections in American history, lots of people are going to be “coming down with something” to avoid spending the holidays talking about politics.  So how do we get through the holidays without someone brandishing a turkey leg or having people challenge each other to snowballs at ten paces?

  • Mushroom, Onion, and Sage Stuffing

    This mushroom, onion, and sage stuffing recipe is a great companion for roasted or grilled chicken, turkey, and pork dishes.

  • Using fresh herbs creates a more interesting turkey

    A delicious way to cook a turkey is on the grill with fresh herbs.  The secret to grilled turkey is brining it overnight, adding moisture and flavor, and using indirect heat to cook the turkey evenly.

     

  • Grilled Butternut Squash with Honey Maple Glaze

    Grilling butternut squash highlights the squash's natural sweetness while crisping up the outside.  Add a honey maple glaze with a little char and you have a delicious squash recipe worth eating all year long.

  • Pie crust dough coming together

    All it takes to make a delicious pie crust is knowing what to look for during mixing. This pie crust recipe is easy to make and works great for pies, quiches, and galettes. 

  • Italian Lentil Soup

    This Italian Lentil soup recipe makes a hearty winter soup full of delicious vegetables and a scrumptious Italian sausage made with turkey that brings everything together. 

  • Turkey Italian Sausage in Pasta

    Homemade Italian sausage is easy to make with ground turkey and is a healthy option for pizza, pasta dishes, and soups.

  • Maple Frango

    Maple Frango is a frozen, creamy dessert, where the tanginess of greek yogurt contrasts with the sweetness of real maple syrup, and toasted pecans round out the texture and flavors.

     

  • Smokehouse Potato Salad

    The flavors in this smokehouse potato salad recipe come from a smoky mayonnaise and bacon that are perfect for good BBQ or anything from the grill.

  • Smoky Mayonnaise

    Smoky mayonnaise is a great way to bring a garlicky, smoky flavor to potato salads, roast beef sandwiches, and burgers.  This homemade smoky mayo recipe gets its tasty flavors from smoked paprika, garlic, and apple cider vinegar. 

  • Rusty Nail Cocktail

    With just three ingredients: scotch, Drambuie, and ice, the Rusty Nail is a great example of how the simplest cocktails can be the most interesting. What makes this cocktail so intriguing is how the flavors change as everything gets to know each other.

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Stories

Community garden at butter
Daniel Swenson-Klatt | December 20, 2016

At Butter, we try to be a daily advertisement for efforts to build community and restore our earth through the connections we make with each other, our food, and the world around us. Now, more than ever, this seems like a counter-cultural message.

Recipes

Better than sex cake
Mark Hinds | February 2, 2017

Better than Sex Cake is a sinful dessert with questionable intentions that gets to know you with a little devil's food cake, pours on the caramel, and finishes everything off with a little whip cream.