7 Easy Ways to Soften Butter
Whether for baking or eating as a condiment, butter that comes straight from the fridge may not be the consistency you need. When all you have is a stick of cold butter, how can you quickly soften it so it’s ready for your toast or baking?
Salted Butter Versus Unsalted Butter
Of course the big difference between salted and unsalted butter is that one has added salt and one doesn't. You can taste the difference. Let’s take a deep dive into the differences between unsalted butter and salted butter and the preferred use for each.
What You Should Know About Soaring Egg Prices
Why are eggs so expensive? That question has had egg-lovers scratching their heads for months. Two main factors led to the increase in the cost of eggs, but there is good news surrounding the egg market. A dozen eggs may not cost as much for too much longer.
A Sustainable Seaweed Diet Designed to Reduce Methane in Cows
Humans and animals have loved an algae, known as “supreme seaweed,” for hundreds of years. Organic Valley supports a startup in Hawaii committed to bringing a sustainable seaweed feed to organic farms to reduce the amount of methane cows produce.
The Best Way to Store Cheese to Preserve Flavor and Freshness
What’s the best cheese-storage method? You can store cheese in plastic, aluminum foil or cheese paper but these are not always the preferred options to storing cheese. A cheese expert from the Center for Dairy Research in Wisconsin shares insight into the best way to store various cheeses.
What Do Farmers Do During the Cold Winter Months?
Dairy farming in winter includes regular chores like milking cows and feeding animals. There are winter farming chores not typical in other seasons. Snow must be plowed, animal bedding constantly freshened and farm equipment often needs extra attention.