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How does the white butter keeper work?
The white butter keeper that sold out within 12 hours. Photo: Rocky Luten/Food52 Here鈥檚 how it works, whether you鈥檙e buying the ceramic beauty or the $9.99 Bed, Bath, and Beyond option. Smash butter inside the crock鈥檚 lid, place in enclosed dish that has a little bit of water in it to seal the deal.
What is a butter crock or butter keeper?
A butter crock (also known as a 鈥渂utter keeper鈥?or 鈥淔rench butter dish鈥? is a cleverly designed container, originally made in France of ceramic, designed to keep your butter soft yet fresh for several weeks at room temperature.
How do you keep butter from going bad in a crock?
In fact, in the past, a crock would be a family heirloom! To keep the butter at its best: Change the water every 3 days. Refill with cold water. Add a little salt to the water to enhance preservation of the butter. Once a month, clean the crock by taking all of the butter out, washing with soap and water (or in a dishwasher).
Do you really need a butter keeper?
Then Claire Saffitz, senior associate food editor and biscuit queen, chimed in: You never know when you鈥檙e going to want a bit of room-temp butter, and yet the need arises all the time. Julia Child used a butter keeper, which is as much validation I as need to be absolutely sure that in fact they are in awesome.