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Reply to "To Salt or Not to Salt (Butter)?"

Originally Posted by mimibu:

Dairy companies use salt to preserve butter.  So salted butter may sit on the shelf longer than unsalted, which explains why unsalted butter has a fresher taste.  You also never know exactly how much salt is added.  As you can probably tell by these two points, I'm a big fan of unsalted butter for baking.  On my toast, I'll take salted butter any day!

 

I hope this helps.  Much luck to you!

That's exactly right, mimibu. That's why I always prefer unsalted. You know exactly what you're getting.

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