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2017 Buttered Side Up Reader Survey

It's time for the 2017 Buttered Side Up reader survey!

Last year I conducted a survey, and it really helped me to know what to focus on to help you all out on your cooking journey!

I learned that your favorite types of posts are recipes, life updates, and tutorials. Your favorite types of recipes are healthy recipes, main dishes, and baking. And the biggest thing you wanted me to improve on was more recipes posts!

Please take the time to fill out the survey below so I know what kind of content to create for you:




How to Brown Butter



What is brown butter?

Brown butter is simply butter that has been cooked long enough so that the milk solids turn brown.


What does brown butter tastes like?

Browning butter gives it a beautiful flavor: a bit nutty and kind of like caramel. It takes the flavor of butter and enhances it.

How can you use brown butter?

Any time a recipe calls for melted butter, you can use browned butter instead! You can also pour it over popcorn, mashed potatoes, rice, etc. I might have to do an entire post about uses for brown butter!

How do you make brown butter?

Making brown butter is pretty similar to making ghee, except you don't strain out the lovely browned bits! It's super easy to make brown butter. BUT it takes a little bit of attention. Follow my step-by-step guide to learn how:

What I Ate Wednesday (6-7-2017)

What I Ate Wednesday - come see everything I ate/drank in a day!
Hey, friends!

So for this week's What I Ate Wednesday, I thought I'd try something different and make a vlog-style video for y'all!




Let me know if you like this format. Don't worry - I still included the photos with all the info below:

Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Arugula Mac and Cheese

Thank you so much to the Vidalia Onion Committee for sponsoring this post! All opinions are completely my own, of course!

Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Arugula Mac and Cheese
Are you ready for a recipe that will knock your socks off? 'Cause this caramelized onion, bacon, and arugula mac & cheese will do just that. It basically takes all of my favorite foods and packs them into one amazing bowl.


Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Arugula Mac and Cheese
Butter, cream, cheese, bacon, pasta, Vidalia onions, arugula...I mean, how could you possible go wrong with these ingredients?!


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