Be a Sauce Boss: Béchamel

Be a Sauce Boss: Béchamel

The five mother sauces are considered to be the foundation of many French sauces and dishes, and four of these five use butter. Those French folk are smart. First up, we take a look at béchamel. This mother sauce is made of butter, flour, and milk. Chef Jennifer Yoo...
Top Uses for Butter by State

Top Uses for Butter by State

Butter in its purest form is a soft yellow emulsion of butterfat, water, and air churned from high-quality cream for the purpose of making your food taste delicious. Each state has its own unique way of employing the creamy yellow stuff to maximum flavor in its...
Top 5 Butter Stories of 2017

Top 5 Butter Stories of 2017

1. Man sues Dunkin Donuts for slathering margarine on their bagels and calling it butter. We’re not one for frivolous lawsuits but claiming margarine is butter is a crime. 2. Butter Shortage in France The Cri de Coeur heard ‘round the world. 3. Americans are eating...

Browning Butter with Banner Butter

 Brown butter, also called beurre noisette, elevates the flavor of just about everything. It’s simple to make, and you can stash it away for up to two weeks. You know, just in case you need to make an emergency batch of midnight cookies. *Note: it’s best to use a...

In The Banner Butter Kitchen

Get a sneak peek inside the workings of our butter production, and a glimpse of our butter in action at one of our favorite local restaurants, Buttermilk Kitchen, in this mouthwatering video produced by 7th and Wes.