Or not. But since we're on the topic of butter, I'll show yall how to make it! And you don't even need your own cow, although that would probably be cheaper because heavy cream gets expensive!
I used 1 quart of Heavy Whipping Cream. A lot of people say that ultra-pasteurized heavy cream will not work, but it does for me! Anyways, let the cream sit out until it is room temperature.
I put 1 pint of cream at a time into a quart jar.
Then you start shaking! The cream will look like it exploded in the jar, but just keep on shaking! You could probably make butter while you do Zumba.
I don't really know how to describe this part, but this is what the jar will start looking like when it's almost done. Some of the cream starts falling off the side of the jar and leaving little "peep holes", I guess, lol.
Oh look! A yellow blob of butter! It took me about 10 minutes of shaking to get the butter.
Next, you take a spoon and hold the blob of butter in place and pour the buttermilk off. I ended up with 1 pint of buttermilk from 1quart of heavy cream. The buttermilk can be used for biscuits, pancakes, whatever!
Then you take the blob of butter out of the jar and put it in a bowl.
Rinse the butter off with water and use a spoon to hold it in place while you pour the watery milk off. Repeat until the water is clear.
Just add salt to taste, put it in a container and store it in the fridge! This is how much butter I got from the whole quart.
Pretty easy process, but buying butter is probably still cheaper. Although, if you could find some organic or completely natural heavy cream, it wouldn't have all those preservatives and chemicals in it like store bought butter does. Next time I do this, I will probably add some flavoring to the butter. I'm thinkin' honey butter, maple butter, strawberry butter....mmmmm.....