Butter Crocks container

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by EweSheep, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I would love to have something on my dinner table but afraid to use them without refigeration.

    How in the world it would keep butter fresh in that crockpot? I know they put water inside of it but can not figure how water affects anything. If water is warm it would melt butter, turning it rancid. I certainly dont want anyone sick either!

    I would love to use butter on reenactments, sitting out in the 80 to 90 degree weather does not sound good and it would be a great save spacer and table serving anyone wants butter on bread and so forth.

    Has anyone use it? Pros and cons!

    Any good manufactors I can buy?????????
     
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    Solutions catalog has an inexpensive butter bell. Maybe check ebay, too. Basically, you fill the bell and in sits upside down in a saucer of water to form a barrier from air.

    From the ex classically trained pastry chef!
    (I'm still paying the loans from culinary school! LOL!)
     
  4. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
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    Check amazon.com they have lots.

    I use one and LOVE it! Will never use anything else~

    Also search yahoo or google for "butter crock" or "butter boat"

    HTH
     
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Thanks and I know I can not set out butter in temps in the 80s degrees.

    I would not mind getting some of those!
     
  6. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
    Amarillo, TX
    Quote:As long as it's not 80 degrees inside your house, you'll be fine. I keep my house in the summer around 76-78 and change out the water every 2-3 days and have never had a problem and I live in Texas. [​IMG]
     
  7. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
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    I need one of these.... we always just set the butter out (it goes so fast around here) .... this certainly sounds much better an idea, especially when our butter consumption is low [​IMG] LOL
     
  8. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    I looked into them because I believe that butter is one of the best elements on earth, but I was put off by the requirements of having to change out the water often and not letting a large pocket of air develop in it (in other words, keep it topped off all the time).
     
  9. skand

    skand Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    Odessa, Tx
    Kind of makes you wonder how people did it way back in the yonder years huh. Like who was that one person who took a big ole bite and went,, eewww that needed changing yesterday.
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have one that I love. I use mine more in fall and winter because my kitchen gets far too warm in summer and my butter does melt on the hottest of days.
     

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