23 October 2008

nutterbutterbetterchatter

I love peanut butter. In a very big way. I also love butter butter. Because it is delicious. Here are some other butters I have tried:

Sunflower Seed Butter: They sell this at Trader Joe's. OMG DIE it's unbespeakably delicious. Seriously? This is food? That I can EAT? Are you sure it's not Heaven Candy? Wait, don't they have a word for that? Ambrosia? Manna? Seriously. Oh wow. Okay thanks. So far delicious on toast, with carrot sticks, and by the spoonful.

Pumpkin Butter: Also sold at Trader Joe's. Delicious, but only if you like pumpkins. And butters. I'm suspicioning that this is a seasonal product. So far delightful on toast, but I have a strong feeling that it would also be delicious spread thick on pumpkin spice bread for extra pumpkiny goodness.

Cashew Butter: Curiously not as delicious as cashews. It's okay, but since it doesn't live up to the sum of its ingredients OR other nut butters, I am unlikely to repurchase.

Almond Butter: Curiously gross, considering that I love almonds. It tastes too much like marzipan, which (despite my almond love affair), is the most hated of all foods. I don't know how I can love almonds and hate the things it makes. For what it's worth, I also hate cyanide.

Pistachio Butter: I've never actually seen this anywhere, but it might be delicious. I would definitely buy it if I ever saw it.

Apple Butter: Mmmmm. Delicious on toast, spread over pancakes, stirred into oatmeal. My mom makes it, so she's my chief supplier.

10 comments:

  1. You should make herb butter. It's pretty yummy too. But doesn't really help curb addictions to toast.

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  2. Have you ever tried maple butter. It's pretty sweet, but if you like real maple syrup, I think you'd enjoy it, also great on toast!

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  3. Strawberry butter is pretty great too- and not at all just a different way of saying "strawberry jam."

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  4. My wife lives for apple butter. Her mother (kind of a hippie/hick) makes it, too. I've tried it... Not my cup o' tea.

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  5. I bought the TJ's pumkin butter and it's kinda not getting the play I'd imagined.

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  6. Pumpkin butter is AWESOMENESS! I've tried soynut butter as a peanut butter substitute (one of my niece's is allergic) and it tastes like the caca.

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  7. Wow I have never heard about many of these butters, like pumpkin butter. But now I really want some apple butter. D*mnit.

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  8. I bet I love peanut butter even more than you do, but given that, do I dare try these other butters? Do I need to have another unhealthy addiction?

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  9. Have you tried dark chocolate peanut butter? Or cranberry vanilla peanut butter? There's a huge world of flavored peanut butter out there to explore!

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