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Side Dishes

Side Dishes

What would the entree be without it?

  • Tomato, Avocado, and Cucumber Salad »

    Submitted by Cheryl Sternman Rule, excerpted from Yogurt Culture (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015)

    Time Required: About 15 minutes

    If you’ve never traveled to a country where savory yogurt rules, you may be surprised by how much you love the simple and healthful marriage of diced salad ingredients with plain yogurt drizzled with olive oil. Full Recipe »

  • Chive Mashed Potatoes »

    Submitted by Straus Family Creamery

    Time Required: 30 min.

    It's an all-time classic and goes well with any kind of stew or roast. Full Recipe »

  • Cheese Bread Pudding »

    Submitted by Emory Davis

    Time Required: 30 min. active

    This makes a great holiday breakfast or a side dish at dinner. Full Recipe »

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What makes Straus butter so different?

Straus butter has a butterfat content of 85-86%, that’s much higher than regular butter. It also means that the moisture levels are lower: It doesn’t burn as easily in the pan and it makes flakier crusts when used for baking. That’s why chefs love it so much. About this tip »