How butter fixes everything

How Butter Fixes Everything


What doesn't taste better with butter? Whether it's pancakes, lobster or popcorn, butter takes almost anything to the next level. But did you know you can use the greasy goodness for more than just food?

You have a necklace that's all tangled up? Butter is your best friend. Use the stuff on the knot, and it makes it a lot easier to detangle.

Up next, tree sap! Get that icky-sticky stuff off your clothes or your car with a dab of butter! Got gum stuck in your hair? Butter to the rescue.

Also check out these great butter substitutes:

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How butter fixes everything

Applesauce, often used as an oil substitute, can serve as a butter substitute in cake-like recipes. 

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Mashed avocado can replace half of the butter in certain cookie, bread, and muffin recipes.

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Canola oil is perfect to replace melted butter.

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Plain Greek yogurt can be used to replace half of the butter in your cookie recipes.

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Prune puree, or prune baby food, works well as a butter replacement in recipes containing chocolate or cinnamon.

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Use 3/4 cup of olive oil for each cup of butter in your recipe, especially in pasta or potatoes. 

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Any sort of nut butter can replace butter as a spread.

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Pumpkin puree can replace butter in any bread or cake you want to have that fresh, autumn feeling. 

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Coconut oil can be used in recipes that call for softened butter. 

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And if you want to keep your expensive cheese from getting moldy, rub some butter on it. It'll keep it from spoiling, and make it last longer in the fridge.

So next time something needs fixing around the house, go grab a stick of butter!

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