Ah, butter. It’s the answer to so many pressing questions. “What made that pie crust so delicious?” (Butter.) “How did they get that pasta so creamy?” (Butter.) “Why is this cake extra light and tender?” (Butter, butter, butter!)
As many of us know all too well, butter adds richness, flavor, flakiness, and general mmmmm-ness to food. With so many butter brands lining grocery store shelves right now, are there any that stand out?
The Simply Recipes team has a few go-to favorites, and some of our picks may even surprise you!
Our Favorite Butter Overall: Kerrygold
Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter
$4.29 from Target for 8-ounces
The secret behind the golden color and rich, creamy taste of Kerrygold’s Irish butter? Grass-fed cows. (And it’s not really a secret because it’s written right there on the label!) Milk from pasture-raised cows has higher levels…