If you embrace the notion that natural fats are healthy fats, then you probably use butter. At the same time, you also embrace moderation, and that means a stick of butter lasts more than a couple of days in your kitchen.
Did you ever wonder how to keep butter tasting fresh, yet soft enough to spread? If so, you need to check out this old fashioned idea that has never been improved upon: the Butter Bell. This late 19th Century gadget, keeps soft butter submerged under fresh water, creating a seal that keeps the butter cool and fresh tasting. It is such a basic idea, yet works perfectly.
Vat 19 sells butter bells, and they have created a little video showing just how they work. Check it out!