On Butter: Preserving, Freshening, and Additives ~1856


“It has been kept a secret, but its value requires publicity!”

Even in 1856, we were adding preservatives and additives to butter. Winter’s right around the corner, so it’s time to start working!

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A practical recipe on preserving butter from the book of Practical American Cookery and Domestic Economy, E. Hall, 1856.

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