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People On Twitter Are Losing It Over This Butter Debate

Honestly, the answer depends on where you live.

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Butter is one of the most delicious, life-fulfilling substances in the world.

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It's the magical ingredient at the heart of all our favorite foods — including croissants, pancakes, steaks, pasta, and cheeseburgers.

And obviously, buttered toast.
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And obviously, buttered toast.

One of the biggest frustrations in the world is taking butter out of your fridge, only to be forced to wait for the rock-hard block to warm up to a spreadable temperature.

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Which is why a lot of people leave their butter out on the damn counter — at least according to a recent Twitter conversation. 👀

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In fact, a lot of people think this is the only way it should be stored:

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Some people are firing back in disgusted response:

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They are throwing down the gauntlet.

@TishaRaquel / Via Twitter: @TishaRaquel

So, who's in the right? Well, according to food safety expert Carol Schlitt, butter at room temperature (around 70°F) will go bad in a few days, but keep it in an airtight container, and it should be good for up to two weeks.

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So, either invest in a good butter keeper, or learn to make do with cold butter.

  1. How do you store your butter?

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    In the fridge.
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    Out on the counter.
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    Out on the counter, but only if it's salted.
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    Out on the counter, but only during the colder months.
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    I'm more of a margarine person.
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How do you store your butter?
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    In the fridge.
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    Out on the counter.
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    Out on the counter, but only if it's salted.
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    Out on the counter, but only during the colder months.
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    I'm more of a margarine person.
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