We all know better than to leave milk or yogurt out of the refrigerator for extended amounts of time. With milk, all it takes is a few hours before it spoils and must be thrown away.
What about butter? If you leave this dairy product out of refrigeration for an extended amount of time, does it spoil quickly?
After all, it is made of milk.
It's an age-old debate as to whether or not butter should be left at room temperature or stored in the refrigerator.
Butter seems to be completely useless in its refrigerated state, except for certain pastry recipes.
Thanks to some research from food experts, we now know if it's safe to leave butter out and for just how long before it spoils.
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