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Where can I buy the best butter in PDX?

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I want to make some really killer croissants and I am wondering where I can buy the best quality butter in Portland.

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  1. Just my opinion...the butter from Rogue Creamery that is sold at the PSU farmer's market on Saturdays is excellent. It is salted however.

    1. New Seasons sells European butters - try those. I think Trader Joes may sometimes too.

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      1. re: Chatsworth

        Yep you can always get European butters at TJ's, including Plugra.

        Jacob's Creamery sells European-style cultured butter: http://jacobscreamery.com/find-us.htm

        Haven't tried it, but the Jacob's Creamery products I have tried have all been wonderful (the mascarpone can bring tears to your eyes it is so good).

        1. re: JillO

          Jacob's pudding is super good too.

          1. re: porky pine

            I don't know what that is...

            1. re: runwestierun

              You can find it at the farmers' markets. I bought a small tub / container of their vanilla down at the Sunday Milwaukie farmers' market last year.

              http://jacobscreamery.com/products.htm

          2. re: JillO

            I'm in rural Oregon (lucky to have Safeway butter :) ) but we went into PDX today and stopped at TJ's. They had Kerigold for $2.69. I think that'll work. I couldn't find Plugra today, but maybe they'll have it another day. Thanks for all the help. I appreciate it.

            1. re: JillO

              @JillO: Do you know if they have a plain/unsalted butter? I've seen their flavored/sour cream/marscapone products, but nothing standard.

              1. re: Kazy Ctn

                I don't know, sorry...I just know I've seen butter among their products, but I have never purchased it...

                1. re: JillO

                  If you mean the Kerigold, they have salted and unsalted.

          3. Another idea is to buy some high quality cream from a local dairy and make your own butter. It only takes about 6-8 min and nothing beats homemade!