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View Poll Results: Poll: Margarine or butter?
Margarine 5 6.85%
Butter 55 75.34%
I'm not fussy/It doesn't matter 2 2.74%
It really depends on the application... 11 15.07%
Voters: 73. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 09-30-2009, 06:02 AM
 
Location: GLAMA
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Butter. I grew up in a butter family, I've never bought margarine, and I'm getting on in years. Maybe that's why I'm getting on in years.
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:47 AM
 
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Default Butter or margarine?

Which do you prefer? I use only real butter for cooking, baking and serving at the table.

At least butter is natural, while margarine consists of artificial chemicals.

When I saute, I like to use a 50/50 combination of olive oil and butter.
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Illinois
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Butter
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:04 PM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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Butter. I have never bought margarine in my entire life and regretted it every time I had it at someone else's house( I don't think I have had it in well over 20 years). I loathe the taste of it, so chemical and fake, there is nothing wrong with butter in moderation like all things.

I cook mostly with olive oil but sometimes only butter will do. And margarine would utterly ruin a good artisan bread with some good cheese IMO.


There is NO substitute for butter.
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:06 PM
 
Location: Edmond, OK
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I use both. I love the taste of real butter in food, and I do use it in recipes very often, especially if it's something special. I use margarine occasionally, because I have high cholesterol. I love real butter on bread, but I usually just use I Can't Believe It's not Butter.
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:36 PM
 
Location: S.A., Texas ~ Home of the HUD secretary farm~
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Which do you prefer? I use only real butter for cooking, baking and serving at the table.

At least butter is natural, while margarine consists of artificial chemicals.

When I saute, I like to use a 50/50 combination of olive oil and butter.
Same here but we still have margarine here and there. Would like to go 100% butter.
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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Butter!
I havent used margarine in over 20 years.
I use a 50/50 mix of butter and olive oil when sauteing, its wonderful!
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:43 PM
 
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I use butter for cooking -- there really is no substitute -- but use the organic Smart Balance on toast. It's the one food where I prefer the mouth feel of margarine.
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:57 PM
 
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PARKAY!!! LOL

some of you older folks will get that one.

Everything is better with butter.
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:07 PM
 
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margarine.
I usually get Blue Bonnet Light.
I don't like butter.
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