8 Ways to Use Up Buttermilk

December  6, 2012

We get it. You bought that carton of buttermilk, maybe, to make pancakes Sunday morning. Maybe you baked a cake; maybe you made biscuits. For whatever reason, you have that carton in your fridge, and the expiration date is inching closer, and, like a responsible cook, you want to put it to use. Here are eight of our favorite recipes that use buttermilk -- eight recipes to try, and eight ways to make the game of using-up-what's-left-in-the-fridge fun and delicious.

Michael Ruhlman's Rosemary-Brined, Buttermilk Fried Chicken by Genius Recipes

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

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Saag Paneer by merrill

Saag Paneer


Bread and Buttermilk Fudge by HCR

Bread and Buttermilk Fudge


Creamy Homemade Ricotta by Jennifer Perillo

Creamy Homemade Ricotta


Lemony Cream Cheese Pancakes with Blueberries by ENunn

Cream Cheese Pancakes


Aretha Frankenstein's Waffles of Insane Greatness by Genius Recipes

Waffles of Insane Greatness


Irish Brown Soda Bread by merrill

Irish Brown Soda Bread


Shirley Corriher's Touch-of-Grace Biscuits by Genius Recipes

Touch of Grace Biscuits

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Brette Warshaw

Written by: Brette Warshaw

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