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How long can you leave butter out on the counter if it's wrapped?

asked by julianne114 about 4 years ago

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Greenstuff
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added about 4 years ago

stilltasty.com says 1-2 days at room temperature. The issue is that it can go rancid, so anything you do to keep oxygen from getting at it, like careful wrapping, will extend the time.

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julianne114
added about 4 years ago

Ooh great resource. Thank you!

Susan W
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added about 4 years ago

I like keeping 2 days worth of my beloved kerrygold on my counter. When I make ghee, I keep that on my counter until it's gone.

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barb48
added almost 3 years ago

I've had two sticks of wrapped, unsalted butter on my counter since last night. Should I refrigerate it or can I still bake with it as in tomorrow morning?

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