Kitchen tip: To make spreadable butter, wipe out mixer bowl then return rinsed and drained butter. Whisk on high with 1/3 cup canola oil and 1/2 tsp sea salt until fluffy and smooth, 2 min. Transfer to a mason jar. Cover and refrigerate for up to a week.
Three ways to soften butter in a hurry:
1. Grate it.
2. Shave it with a vegetable peeler.
3. Dice it into tiny cubes.