Tag Archives | butter

Bread, Butter, Oil: Do You Eat A Meal Before Your Meal?

Olive oil for bread sopping and dipping is giving butter some stiff competition. At one time it was butter on bread – big slabs, small pots, or foil wrapped rectangles. Now olive oil — green or golden, plain, herbed, or spiced — frequently takes center stage. It can be plopped down on your table or […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Is The Breadbasket Doing You In?

Shiny Packets And Small Pots It used to be only butter on bread – big slabs, small pots, or foil wrapped rectangles.  You can still find all of these – what would a diner be without those sometimes rock hard, sometimes soft and squishy, gold or silver foil wrapped butter packets? Butter or Oil? Olive […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Holiday Baking With Less Sugar And Butter — Really!!!

It’s Christmas Cookie Time In my family holiday season means, among other things, baking.  Lots of  cookies:  spritz, rolled, ginger bread men, meringues, Greek powdered sugar cookies; a savory carrot bread; poppy seed bread; and whatever dessert sounds good.  No fruit cake, though. If I ever added up the butter and sugar calories in all […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Olive Oil Or Butter On Your Bread?

Shiny Foil Packets Of Butter It used to be only butter on bread – big slabs, small pots, or foil wrapped rectangles.  You can still find all of these – what would a diner be without those sometimes rock hard, sometimes soft and squishy, gold or silver foil wrapped butter packets? Butter or Oil? Butter […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }