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I went a very, very long time without a butter dish.
There’s no good reason why. I just never got one, even as I winced every time I crumpled the ends of a butter wrapper to close it back up, smearing a bit of butter on my hands in the process, and knowing some of that butter was going to end up smeared along the bottom of my refrigerator drawer, too.
It was an ineffective system that I have now remedied thanks to the large ceramic Sweese butter dish ($21 from Amazon).
I like its classic looks and the tight-fitting beech lid, which has a…