Question about strange butter
In the past 60 years, I've used a lot of butter but I've never seen any that has the strange properties in a pound of Cabot butter that I've been using lately. The first odd thing was it was "sticky". When soft, it would stick to a knife in clumps. Then yesterday, using a stick fresh out of the refrigerator, when unwrapping the paper I noticed that it stuck to the paper and came apart in thin layers. What's up with that? I can't imagine what would cause this.
By the way, it's never been frozen.
That looks like it melted and the got put in a freezer. You may not have frozen it, but it may have been poorly stored before it got to you.
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The butter sticking to the wrapper that you experienced is an aberration. We have received a few reports of this same issue. This was a churning problem that we feel has now been resolved. We thank you for bringing this to our attention and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.. ~Wendy / Cabot Creamery Cooperative