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6/26/11 1:14 P

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I GET A BUTTER BLEND SOME TIMES..OR JUST BUTTER

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6/24/11 2:55 P

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Butter -- Balade light butter. Get mine at Trader Joe's.

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6/6/11 10:47 P

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I use organic stick butter for cooking and Land O Lakes Spreadable butter with olive oil for toast and things that need to be a little more pliable. They also sell it with canola oil but I steer away from that.

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6/3/11 6:26 A

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For the most part margarine (Fleshimen's Olive Oil) for cooking and on toast or rolls, butter for baking.



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6/3/11 6:11 A

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We used margarine for a few years but now we use butter.

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6/2/11 11:31 P

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Butter most definitely. What's a dessert without butter!?

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6/2/11 11:21 P

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I try to stay away from Man-made, scientifically engineered foods like margarine. I never use margarine, I use butter on rare occassions, but worthwhile occassions. Baking cookies. (Making breads I use applesauce instead of oil.)

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6/2/11 11:10 P

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butter for the best flavor so I can use less.

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I totally agree. Butter or nothing!!

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6/2/11 6:39 P

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Butter or nothing.

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plastic or natural????? I will go with the reall thing every time. emoticon

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Calories are the same; everything is better with butter - but not much of it!

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6/2/11 5:04 P

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6/2/11 3:25 P

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6/2/11 2:57 P

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6/2/11 1:45 P

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I like butter better but we have a son with a diary allergy so we go with Earth Balance which is a soy base product.

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6/2/11 1:35 P

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Love butter sparingly and olive oil or safflower oil for cooking.

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6/2/11 1:32 P

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I use nothing but butter. My doc says that it is healthier than plastic!!!! LOL!!!

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6/2/11 12:05 P

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I cook with olive oil a lot more than I used to!

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6/2/11 11:52 A

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BUTTER, IN SMALL AMOUNTS, FOR FLAVOR. Olive oil for cooking, sometimes baking, too. I use a commercial blend of butter & olive oil for holiday cooking and baking.

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6/2/11 11:24 A

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Butter is naturally digested where margarine is artifical and unhealthy!

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6/2/11 11:13 A

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I prefer to use butter now--if I'm going to count the calories, I've decided to use only the best! I limit myself to small amounts within my range. For baking most of the time I use margarine.

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I use smart balance for just about everything and butter for cooking special recipes.

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0 cal butter spray for some things. Real butter for everything else, but if butter didn't have any calories it would be butter all the way!!!

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6/2/11 10:21 A

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butter, butter, butter

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6/2/11 10:10 A

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I was raised on margerine and have used it as an adult. On the rare occasion I've used real butter, I haven't liked it as much except maybe in cookies.

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Butter,nothing taste better than the real thing.

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Organic butter only. Who knows what is in margarine. Remember transfats?

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Zero cal butter spray

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6/2/11 9:29 A

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if i have toast i generally use faux butter...usually smart balance light..

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6/2/11 9:14 A

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6/2/11 9:06 A

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I've switched back to butter. I figure with that many fat calories I might as well enjoy the flavor. Also the lower fat versions of margarine seem to have a lot of water(?) in them. Beej

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Butter only - in moderation. The other products - margarines, diet butters, etc - taste "off" to me.

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I don't use any dairy product that doesn't melt. It's why I won't use fat free cheese and why I am very picky about butter-like substances. The ones that are marketed as "healthy" just sit there on the toast or potato just like they came out of the container. The best I've found, for my tastes, is Brummel & Brown. On rare occasion I do use butter, but hate spending that many calories just so I can have a slice of toast with my eggs. I've also tried dry toast and butter spray, but hated both options.

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Only the real deal for me butter

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For years I have been using the lite margarine's only to hear lately that they are worse than the real thing. I now use butter most of the time.

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I like I can't believe it is not butter

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Butter for baking and Smart Balance on my toast or veggies

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Margarine....don't like butter

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Grew up on butter, some how switched to margarine. Most the time we use Bumble & Brown or Promise. Butter is used in mainly for baking and when I make bread or rolls.

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Butter. Or Olivio.

I grew up on margarine. Now my mom gets Smart Balance Light.

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Real butter for the rare occasions I use it.

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Butter absolutely. I need to watch myself. I can get carried away

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When I was growing up my family ate margarine... but my Dad was a milkman. Finally Mom decided we would switch to eating real butter since we could buy it wholesale.
Now I do not use either on my bread (I prefer only peanut butter or else use Lite mayonnaise or mustard). I use real butter on my potatoes. I use butter in only a couple of cookie recipes. Otherwise I use margarine, buying it in plastic tubs.

Ok, I know that butter and margarine both have calories but sometimes I use it.

Do you prefer real butter or margarine ?

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