If you enjoy eating bread and butter that is a genuine dairy product (none of that ICan’tBelieveIt’sNotFood stuff), then you know that there is a bit of process involved in combining the two. Your toast must either be hot enough for the cold butter to melt, or the butter must be at room temperature to be able to spread. Seeing that you don’t want a melted pile of butter sitting in a bowl on the counter, the best place to keep it is in the fridge. However, if you don’t time things correctly, you can’t immediately get out your butter and put it on bread.
It’s taken all these years on Earth, but finally the ButterUp exists. Being an avid toast fan, the first time I saw this a Hallelujiah chorus sang out to the heavens as I realized its potential. This is a knife that has a built-in grater on a wide blade which will allow you to “aerate and soften” the butter, which makes it easy to spread. The easier butter is to move around means you’ll also be putting less of it on. Made of stainless steel with either a satin or polished finish, this is safe to go in the dishwasher.
It’s a simple idea, but seems ingenious. There are of course, other ways to deal with cold butter, but this $11 purchase might just be tempting enough to buy. This may be a crowdfunding campaign, but it has reached its goal seven times over. There’s always some measure of risk with these types of products, but this one seems like a pretty safe bet. Go out there and enjoy as much dairy-slathered toast as you can comfortably consume.
Available for crowdfunding on Kickstarter