Monday, February 18, 2008

Quote du jour/Dutch proverb

Eat butter first, and eat it last, and live till a hundred years be past.
Old Dutch proverb

7 comments:

  1. What a cute picture on your butter! Love the proverb. Dare I admit how much I love butter. No, better not.

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  2. Oh for the days when I could eat butter without a guilty thought...
    As a child in Yorkshire England, salted butter on bread,spread with strawberry jam, now there was a tea time meal!
    And butter on new jersey potatoes with a little fresh mint sauce!Simple but delicious.

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  3. Umm, butter. The sort at the top of the photo is sold here - do you recommend it? I've never bought it, mostly because having it in sticks is so handy.

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  4. It is handy, Tara, but this non-traditional butter is really quite wonderful. Here's what we do. Take it out and keep it in a container. We always have butter at room temp so I can bake at the drop of a hat. :<) And of course for toast.

    K, have no guilt. I absolve you. :<) Did you boil or bake or roast those jersey potatoes?

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  5. I always scorn margarine! Butter is, has been, and always will be, one of my favorite food groups.

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  6. The Jersey potatoes were boiled Nan.
    It's true that potatoes from the island of Jersey really did have a wonderful taste then. I wonder if they still do...

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