I have a confession to make… I LOVE BUTTER! Other butter lovers out there are probably familiar with the famous Kerrygold butter. Now that I’m a Costco member, I can buy three 8 oz sticks of Kerrygold for only a bit more than one stick costs in the grocery store! If you know about Kerrygold butter, you probably also know that it’s a bit of a challenge to store. I finally got fed up and searched for a butter dish for Kerrygold butter. If you’re a Kerrygold butter lover too, read on!
What is Kerrygold Butter?
Kerrygold butter is made from the milk of grass-fed cows in Ireland. And it’s DELICIOUS! For those of you who haven’t been introduced to the wonder that is Kerrygold, here’s what it looks like:
The sticks are half-pound (8 oz) instead of the American size of quarter-pound (4 oz):
This presents a bit of a problem if you try to use an American butter dish:
My Criteria for a Kerrygold Butter Dish
So, what is a butter-loving gal to do? Well, I went in search of the perfect butter dish for Kerrygold butter! Here were my criteria:
- Fits half-pound sticks of butter
- Easy to clean
- Easy to use, even for kids
- Opaque, as butter stays freshest when protected from light
- Reasonably priced
The Perfect Butter Dish for Kerrygold Butter
Seems like a reasonable thing to ask for, right? Wow, it was not easy to find! After searching far and wide, I found this one on Amazon, and decided to order it. It was everything I was looking for! It’s:
- Stainless steel
- Dishwasher safe (not microwave safe, though!)
- Easy to use with a nice handle
- Reasonably priced!
The only downside I found is that it does show fingerprints, but that’s to be expected from stainless steel. It’s also thinner/lighter than I expected, but that’s not really a problem.
If you’d like a butter dish for Kerrygold butter, I’d definitely recommend this one:
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