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Garrison Keillor on butter

greygarious Oct 24, 2009 06:30 AM

Under the "Mrs. Sundberg" alias:
http://www.publicradio.org/columns/pr...

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    jeanmarieok RE: greygarious Oct 24, 2009 06:34 AM

    Really cute article - GK is a great commentator. I will confess, I don't 'get' the frozen butter thing, at all.

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      ktb615 RE: greygarious Oct 24, 2009 12:10 PM

      I think GK may be a spy amongst us...

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/659564

      1. mcsheridan RE: greygarious Oct 24, 2009 05:54 PM

        Oh, GK is a Chowhound for sure. In a 2003 piece he did just before Thanksgiving, he fairly rhapsodized about butter and its key role in the Thanksgiving menu. A snippet here:

        "...you brown it and you add butter, and you keep adding butter, that's the secret of Thanksgiving. No secret about it, you just keep basting, basting, basting, adding butter; pound after pound after pound. You keep adding butter until you think maybe you've used too much butter, and then you add a little bit more, and that's enough, right there, right there."

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