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Butter Churn

Postby Bestoutwest » Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:53 am

I got one of these for Christmas this year, and is probably the best present I've gotten in years. Anyone else have one of these? We have a hippy type store in town that sells whole cream from a local dairy and I've never had better butter in my life. It is spectacular!
https://www.amazon.com/Kilner-Delicious ... hurn&psc=1
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Postby TN Cattle Man » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:00 pm

I remember my Grandmother using one like that... and you are right, best butter in the world!! I just may have to get one and bring back some of those memories!!
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Postby Caustic Burno » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:01 pm

Bestoutwest wrote:I got one of these for Christmas this year, and is probably the best present I've gotten in years. Anyone else have one of these? We have a hippy type store in town that sells whole cream from a local dairy and I've never had better butter in my life. It is spectacular!
https://www.amazon.com/Kilner-Delicious ... hurn&psc=1


This one was in my grandmas house I have no clue when it was made.



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Re: Butter Churn

Postby Fire Sweep Ranch » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:03 pm

I don't have that particular device, however I have made homemade butter, many many times! And you are right, it is delicious.
I used to teach high school agriculture, and we would do a program called "Food For America", where we go into the local elementary schools and teach the kids about where their food comes from (this was in California). The butter making station happened to be the most popular one! We did it on a much smaller scale; each child, when they arrived, were given a Gerber Baby Food jar full of cream (we would get it donated by the local dairies). They were told to continue to shake their jars, while the high school students taught them about the dairy industry, showed them how to milk a cow, and had a calf there for the kids to pet (it was a mobile dairy unit that contained one milking machine - and the cow was milked while the children watched). Anyway, by the time the high school students were done with the educational part, the kids were told to open their lids, pour out the liquid, and see what they made. Oh the excitement in their faces! We then gave them crackers to spread THEIR own made butter on, so they could taste it.
We also made Ice Cream with them, using ice, salt, and several zip lock baggies. That was a fun one too!
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Postby skyhightree1 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:24 pm

I still have my great grandmothers churn its ceramic with a stick and plunger sits in my kitchen
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Postby slick4591 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:30 pm

Have that one like that but it's much older. Our local dairy started making their own butter so I'm not getting the cream like I was. And yes, it's best butter around.
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Postby skyhightree1 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:38 pm

When I make my butter after it seperates I added sugar and honey to it then beat it more then put it in a bowl
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Re: Butter Churn

Postby Bestoutwest » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:47 pm

I don't know why, but I never really knew this was a thing. And then, the buttermilk that's left over makes the absolute best biscuits. It's kind of a win-win.
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Postby slick4591 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:24 pm

skyhightree1 wrote:When I make my butter after it seperates I added sugar and honey to it then beat it more then put it in a bowl


Sky- With a little cinnamon in it that sounds like a good coating for a donut.
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Re: Butter Churn

Postby skyhightree1 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:28 pm

Never thought about that but I think I will try that next time the old lady makes some donuts
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Re: Butter Churn

Postby TexasBred » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:57 am

Wife has 4 of those small butter churns in her collection, all the way from a pint jar up to a gallon jar. No idea how old they are but everybody that sees them wants them.
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Re: Butter Churn

Postby hurleyjd » Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:06 pm

I have watched my Mother in years gone by set with a gallon jar with a lid on it shake it back and forth and churn butter.
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Re: Butter Churn

Postby hardluck » Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:27 pm

I remember my granmama rolling a jar of cream to make butter.
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