Most people think that butter is something magic that can only be found in refrigerated display cases. The fact is we have been making butter for a very long time. Its a skill that is not often taken advantage of because the access to heavy whipping cream is limited to what is bought in stores. The best cream should be used to make your own butter and that is sourced locally, in your area.
The article details the process of creating butter from heavy cream. You will find that it does take a bit of forearm power if you are taking the task on by hand. The whisk is a great tool and its what is used in this article. An easier way is to use your kitchen aid as well. This will take less time and effort. Still, its also good to know how to make it if you are without power.