From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Is butter bad for us, or does it just have an image problem?
Are you substituting butter with margarine as a "healthier" alternative? Some butter substitutes may actually clog your arteries just as much -- if not more -- than good old butter. Learn more about the butter-versus-margarine debate and find out what butter alternatives to try.
Learn how to navigate all the butters in your supermarket dairy aisle, then find out which applications require the different varieties.
If you go nuts for peanut butter, you may need to find another favorite -- at least for the time being. Another salmonella outbreak has hit the U.S. (and Canada), and peanut butter is the source.
Get revved up for the next Healthy Eats battle! Peanut butter and almond butter are popular choices for kids and adults, but which should you choose?
One of the most controversial debates in the nutrition world – can butter be part of a healthy diet?
Find out how using different butters and butter-mixing strategies can affect the outcome of your baked goods.
Peanut butter can be a healthy addition to a meal or snack, but not all peanut butters are the same. Some are full of unhealthy trans fats and hydrogenated oils. Pick natural, simple mixes.