Sassy Radish

butter wrappers

And since Thanksgiving and Hannukah (Thanksgivukah? Hanugiving?) are right around the corner, I suspect there’ll be some baking in your future.

Sometimes, I wind up with more butter wrappers than needed for buttering various pans. When this happens, I fold the wrappers as neatly as I can and place them in a sandwich-sized ziploc bag that is then stored in the freezer until needed. I usually take a wrapper out and let it sit on the counter at room temperature for about fifteen minutes. And if the butter is still not very soft, I usually warm it up with my fingertips.

I’ve been doing this for years now and have. But I didn’t think of putting it on the blog until Andrew saw me saving those wrappers and suggested that SR readers might benefit from this tip. Hopefully you will find it useful – let me know if you do – I won’t be offended – really.

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