The holidays are all about cooking food that everyone loves, but even more than that, the holidays are about spending time with friends and family. We love cooking, but it's no fun to find yourself toiling away alone in a hot kitchen, measuring, chopping herbs, and staring into the oven while everyone else is relaxing and talking in the other room.
Epicurean Butter is here to help you join everyone in the other room. We did all of the chopping and flavor building for you. Our finishing butters are full of roasted garlic, fresh herbs, and citrus—all you have to do is stir them into the dishes you love to make.
These are some of our favorite ways to use Epicurean Butter for your holiday meals, from start to finish.
Butter helps give turkey that beautiful brown color, and it locks in flavor. Give your turkey a generous rub down with Epicurean Lemon Garlic Herb Butter. If you’re feeling ambitious, you can rub it under the skin for extra flavor. This is a good tutorial.
Get your gravy base started with Epicurean Roasted Garlic Herb Butter. No need to add chopped herbs.
Dressing. Sauté your celery and onion in Epicurean Tuscan Herb Butter before adding the broth and cubed bread.
Mashed Potatoes. Try our classic Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Herb Butter recipe, or stir in Epicurean White or Black Truffle Butter for a special treat.
Sweet potatoes. Whether you’re using canned sweet potatoes or fresh, Epicurean Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Butter gives them the right amount of sugar and spice.
Bread. Keep a container of room temperature Epicurean Cranberry Orange Butter on the table for bread and rolls.
Salad. Make your own croutons with this recipe from Epicurean Butter.
Veggies. And as always, have Sea Salt & Black Pepper Butter on hand for vegetables.
Pie crust. The best pie starts with the best crust. Follow our recipe for Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Butter Crust here.
Apple pie. Before you put your apple pie in the oven, dot the top with a few tablespoons of Maple Syrup Butter for a little extra flavor.
Not sure what to do with all of those leftovers? We’ve got you covered. Find ideas for leftovers here.
We’re not necessarily suggesting you eat butter with all of your holiday meal courses, but you’ll be glad you have a few containers of flavorful finishing butter on hand. Eat a healthy breakfast, go for a run, use Epicurean Butter to build flavor and save time, and enjoy a relaxing holiday with your family and friends!