Cooking with Buttermilk

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Group active since Thu, Oct 07, 2010

Recipes that use buttermilk as one of the ingredients. It is amazing what this ingredient can do for a recipe and how many recipes call for it.

Heidi Hoerman
Feb 14, 2013

Instant buttermilk in butternut squash soup

I've recently discovered instant buttermilk.
Last night, when making butternut squash soup, it needed both creaminess and tang. Some double strength instant buttermilk to the rescue! Yummy!

The soup was chicken stock, roasted butternut squash, roasted red peppers, the double-strength buttermilk, salt and pepper, and a bit of "American prosciutto" (minced country ham).

Millie Johnson
Jan 25, 2013

Lithuanian Farmers Cheese

Right now I have some cheese draining. After thats done I'll hang it then press it. I'm trying a recipe for Lithuanian Farmers Cheese. It does not use rennet. Instead it uses buttermilk. I'll post if it turns out good ! :)

Susan Feliciano
Jan 18, 2013

Do you know the difference?

Does anyone know the difference between real buttermilk (leftover from making butter) and CULTURED buttermilk, that they sell in the stores? I've heard there is a difference, but cannot find the information any more.
I don't think there is a difference in cooking, however. Both kinds of buttermilk are acidic, and cause rising when mixed with baking soda in the recipe.


Danielle Sprueill
Jan 17, 2013

Cooking With Buttermilk

I love using buttermilk in all types of recipes, and I can't wait to check out those recipes here.
I am curious if it's possible to use powdered BM in the buttermilk custard pies.

Millie Johnson
Jan 15, 2013

Hi Everyone!

Found this group thanks to Janet's Notebook. I see that it has been idle for quite a while...maybe we can change that ! I love to use buttermilk. From baking to just soaking , you can't bet it. I'm known in our little area for my buttermilk biscuits (Millie's Buttermilk Biscuits) , but buttermilk is also good to use in other baked goods in place of the water or milk. When used as a marinade it not only adds flavor but tenderizes meat too ! Yep... I love buttermilk ! What is your favorite way to use buttermilk ?
~Millie~

Kim Biegacki
Mar 11, 2012

Lovin' Buttermilk more and more.....made a pie from Just a Pinch

It was a Lemon Buttermilk Custard Pie and WOW was it amazing!!! I will put the link on here in case anyone is interested in making it. Now I gotta see what else I want to make with the rest of the buttermilk that I have. LOL
Lemon Buttermilk Custard Pie

Kim Biegacki
Dec 3, 2011

Bacon Buttermilk Dressing

Here is a wonderful buttermilk dressing I wanted to share with you all.

Bacon Buttermilk Dressing