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Butter has a history going back thousands of years: it's been used in religious ceremonies and is a part of cuisines all over the world. It's also been praised for its flavor, and censured for its fat content.
Here's a book excerpt, and two of Khosrova's recipes:
Book Excerpt: 'Butter: A Rich History'
By Elaine Khosrova
Classic Pound Cake
Flaky Pastry Dough, Two Ways
Excerpted from the book BUTTER: A RICH HISTORY by Elaine Khosrova. Copyright © 2016 by Elaine Khosrova. Reprinted with permission of Algonquin Books. All rights reserved.
This segment aired on November 21, 2016.