With 26.3 million views for hashtag #butterboard alone, the avocado board is definitely exploding on the social media video platform. So don’t be surprised if, during the upcoming holiday season, you show up at someone’s house for a celebration and are presented with a thick buttered cutting board and topping it all off.
“Have you heard of a butter board?” ask TikToker and recipe developer Justine Doiron (@justine_snacks) In One video gained 7.9 million views in just five days and kicked off a frenzy. “This is what one looks like and I want to make them the next charcuterie table. Not to usurp charcuterie, but, like, maybe a little.”
Through a video that shows her generously swiping two sticks of soft butter onto a wooden cutting board (cute, bread-shaped), Doiron explains that concept she believes in. chef and cookbook author Josh McFaddenis the perfect choice when you are organizing a group of people.
You’re basically “spreading a bunch of soft butter on a plate, adding tons of fine salt, tons of lemon zest, whatever herbs or toppings you want,” advises Doiron, and shares that she’s adding “flowers.” edible and like a honey coriander situation” on her board.
The plaque is meant to be served with warm bread and, she says, “It just feels really communal. I love it.”
Even as Doiron’s video went viral, some commenters expressed skepticism.
“During the time of Covid, everyone was wearing gloves, a mask and standing 6 feet apart. Now we are sharing bite-sized tables and scraping butter on the same plate,” one person said. note person.
“Without TY I don’t trust two dippers,” wrote another, before giving permission, “I want to do this for myself, though.”
Doiron seemed compelled to weigh in on the controversy. “I didn’t expect this to blow up but YOU CAN USE THE Knife JUST AS A CHEESEBOARD CALM BOARD YOURSELF Ok me,” she wrote.
However, other commenters got into it.
“If hummus and pita are too weird for you, here’s the thing,” one fan wrote.
“This sounds amazing,” replied another.
“I want to LIVE in that butter board!!” one third cried out.
Other TikTokers have embraced Doiron’s viral post promoting McFadden’s butterboard concept – and adding their own.
Based in Canada @themodernnonna Make her avocado board with preserved figs, slices of fresh figs, hot honey and walnuts “for crunch.” “Butter is the brightest idea I’ve come across,” she rushes in in a video posted just three days ago and viewed more than 2.6 million times. (She mixes cream goat cheese for butter, in another version.)
Food Network recipe developer Amanda Neal calls the avocado board a “smart idea”. “It’s basically a complex buttercream but beautifully layered on a small cheese plate,” says Neal.
For a tastier avocado, Neal recommends using salted butter and/or a pinch of flaked sea salt on top, “because of the butter’s ratio to the other ingredients.”
Guess we all jumped on this trend!