Daily Archives: December 25, 2010

The Joy of Butter, from Plumpest Peach

From Plumpest Peach visits Family Cow:

The cow above , Tiki, looks like a Brown Swiss. Photo via Plumpest Peach.

Butter. Every time I think about freshly churned butter, I think back to elementary school when our teacher showed us how we could make it. She held out a glass mason jar with heavy cream in it and just started shaking it. We all sat in a circle on the classroom floor and took turns shaking the jar of cream. Of course everyone wanted it to turn to butter while they were shaking it, and after a lot of shaking, it finally did. I remember thinking how cool that was. Continue reading


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