Mmmmm! This is tasty design - both literally and figuratively! How many of these have you tried? I had a former beau dabble in some homebrewing - made me Applejack for Valentine's Day! It was sweet and warming... him? Not so much! Source:
One of the coolest baking tips ever... Tried and true... If you need to soften butter quickly but don't want to melt it.... Put boiling hot water in a glass to heat the glass. Dump the water out and flip it over your stick of butter. In a few minutes it will be soft to use!