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Are we the only ones with his & hers butter?

BobB Nov 20, 2007 11:44 AM

Kerrygold salted for me, Kate's unsalted for her. We both feel strongly enough about it that we have two active butter dishes at all times!

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  1. jfood RE: BobB Nov 20, 2007 11:46 AM

    do you know if Kate's is available in fairfield county ct. had the salted version once and loved it.

    Obviously Mrs BobB has excellent taste.

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      emilief RE: jfood Nov 20, 2007 04:21 PM

      Do you have a Whole FOods in Fairfield Cty Ct??? If so, ask them. That is where I buy Kate's butter in Massachusetts.

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        jfood RE: emilief Nov 20, 2007 04:57 PM

        Thanks E. I found a whole foods a few towns over and called them. They do carry the butter. There's also a Vitamin Store in town that will order a case for me, but that's a lot of butter.

        http://jfoodonfood.blogspot.com New posting 11/20/07

    2. lrostron RE: BobB Nov 20, 2007 12:02 PM

      We're the same: I want to real thing, both salted and unsalted; he has the big old tub of I Can't Believe Its Not (I can believe it!). Me the purist that I am, I want the good stuff, I'm still convinced its better that what he uses. Same for mayo, I want the real stuff, he has to have Miracle Whip. Imagine, MW on a turkey sandwich? Ugh.

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        TBird RE: lrostron Nov 20, 2007 12:13 PM

        i don't use butter, she does. problem solved! there is only a "hers" tub. but the same with mayo, i use omega enhanced healthy stuff, she uses the real mccoy. and when i used to drink milk, i drank fat free(she wouldn't touch it). now there's only her 2% stuff in there. next to the soy "milk".

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          MysticYoYo RE: lrostron Nov 20, 2007 06:59 PM

          Miracle Whip?? Pah! I despise MW, but there are some savages who love the stuff. *shugders*

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            lrostron RE: MysticYoYo Nov 21, 2007 08:26 AM

            That's my savage ... MW all the way. Imagine, MW in egg salad, that's what's in his lunch today - gag!

        2. Gio RE: BobB Nov 20, 2007 05:23 PM

          Kate's of Maine for me. Salted or not, as needed.

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            BobB RE: Gio Nov 21, 2007 03:15 PM

            I tried Kate's salted, but went back to Kerrygold. Kate's is fine for cooking (and in fact in cooking I tend to use unsalted and then salt the dish to taste), but when it comes to good old-fashioned buttered toast Kerrygold had Kate's beat for both texture and taste - even when just out of the refrigerator it seems more spreadable. I suspect it has to do with European butter having a lower moisture content than US.

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              Gio RE: BobB Nov 22, 2007 03:08 AM

              Yes, I suppose you're right. That's why like Plugra as well. Less moisture and more butterfat. Happy Thanksgiving!

          2. purple goddess RE: BobB Nov 20, 2007 05:27 PM

            real unsalted butter for me.

            stupid, trendy "reduce your cholesterol 97% fat free GM modified tasteless pap" for him.

            But I'm not the one who had the heart attack.

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              megsluvsfood RE: BobB Nov 20, 2007 06:46 PM

              This was one of our big fights when we first got together, I thought Safeway (Lucerne) brand was just fine, he could only buy Challenge, (when we couldn't afford it) I have given up my fight, Challenge is now our cheap butter!!!!

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                smartie RE: BobB Nov 20, 2007 06:54 PM

                my ex hubby liked Anchor butter, I hated it and bought Lurpack for me and Anchor for him.

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                  ricepad RE: BobB Nov 21, 2007 06:33 AM

                  Sort of. I like unsalted butter (don't remember the brand, but it's nothing real fancy), and Mrs. ricepad likes a butter/oil blend in a tub that is spreadable. Of course, that doesn't stop her from using the REAL butter in the butter bell...and leaving crumbs in it (grr)...but that's another story!

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                    misterbrucie RE: BobB Nov 21, 2007 07:57 AM

                    I understand this isn't exactly the same thing, but we keep 2 kinds of peanut butter in circulation: unsalted creamy for me, salted crunchy for the DP. Except his lasts longer because he's always raiding mine.

                    1. fayehess RE: BobB Nov 21, 2007 08:08 AM

                      I like Cabbot's unsalted and my husband insists on Presidente salted from France. fayefood.com

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                        nc213 RE: BobB Nov 21, 2007 09:32 AM

                        butter no. Years ago we had his and hers bread--multigrain and white, mayo--full fat and lowfat, milk--whole and skim. he's making progress.
                        now we only have two peanut butters--crunchy for me and creamy for him.

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                          ctflowers RE: BobB Nov 21, 2007 09:22 PM

                          It's usually Olivio for both me and my husband..but milk is another story. Skim milk for my husband, either soy, almond, or rice milk for me.

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