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Butter Poll

Discussion in 'The Epi-Paleo Diet' started by Dean6789, Feb 14, 2018.

  1. Dean6789

    Dean6789 New Member

    Some of the butter out there that many thought was 100% grass fed, is now being reported as not 100% grass fed... and may even have GMO's.

    In that light, I'm wondering:

    1. What brand of 100% grass fed raw butter is everyone eating these days?

    2. Where/whom do you purchase it from?

    3. Why do you like this brand over others available?

    Thanks for your participation!
     
  2. Allin

    Allin New Member

    Kerrygold - Pure Irish Butter
     
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  3. Jonathin

    Jonathin Gold Member

    Organic Valley - green label
     
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  4. Brent Patrick

    Brent Patrick Silver

    As important Grass fed butter is the Zip Code in which the Cream for the Butter is produced is paramount!
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2018
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  5. Dean6789

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  7. karenr

    karenr Silver

    Interesting that Kerrygold may not be as pure as we thought.
    I've been getting raw dairy from 100% grass fed Jersey cows from a farmer I happen to know. Some local listings are at http://realmilk.com.
     
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  8. Da-mo

    Da-mo Gold

  9. Dean6789

    Dean6789 New Member

    I can it locally, from a local co-op, but it comes from a farmer 3,000 mile away. Not optimal but at least it's raw and actually is 100% grass fed.
     
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  10. Martha Ray

    Martha Ray Martha Ray

    I have not yet found a butter made 100% grass fed where I am in Central VA. The Amish near here may be a source but I've not found one to buy yet.

    Michael McEvoy of Metabolic Healing suggested Organic Valley Pasture Butter, Cultured years ago and it was a past favorite. It's organic but not sure it is 100% grass fed.

    Favorite now and I really like the taste is Lewis Road Creamery Butter w/ Sea Salt https://lewisroadcreamery.com/pages/about-our-butter It is from New Zealand and states 100% grass fed.

    I also like Goddess Ghee their plain Ghee, https://www.goddessghee.com/shop/ghee out of Asheville, NC.
    And their Brown Butter Ghee but it tastes too good to be healthy https://www.goddessghee.com/shop/brown-butter

    Before I found Goddess Ghee 4th & Heart Grass-Fed Ghee Butter Himalayan Pink Salt https://fourthandheart.com/product/himalayan-pink-salt/ was the best tasting and easily available--says Grass Fed but does not say 100% grass fed and I've gotten away from Himalayan Pink Salt due to possible higher fluoride content

    The subject of butter always reminds me of this tongue-twister thatI learned in college speech class. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_Botter

    "Betty Botter is a tongue-twister written by Carolyn Wells.[1][2] It was originally titled "The Butter Betty Bought." By the middle of the 20th century, it had become part of the Mother Goose collection of nursery rhymes.[3]"

    "Betty Botter bought some butter,
    "But," she said, "the butter's bitter;
    If I put it in my batter,
    It will make my batter bitter;
    But a bit of better butter,
    That would make my batter better."

    So she bought a bit of butter,
    Better than her bitter butter,
    And she put it in her batter,
    And the batter was not bitter;
    So it was better that Betty Botter
    Bought a bit of better butter."



    Here's to Better Butter!


     

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  11. Dan2

    Dan2 New Member

    @Martha Ray
    Martha, look here
    https://www.realmilk.com/real-milk-finder/virginia/#va
    and if you find good cream (which might be more common than the farm making and selling butter), that can be made into good butter with a hand-crank or electric butter churn (or just put about half-full in a jar and shaken for a while). Butter made from raw cream especially is delicious, better than any stick butter I've tasted; if the cream is pasteurized before becoming butter or if the butter from raw cream is frozen it loses a taste that raw butter has that's especially good.
     
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  12. Martha Ray

    Martha Ray Martha Ray



    Better Butter is a goal of mine Dan2...Thank you for the encouragement.
     

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