10 Buttermilk Recipes to Butter You Up With...

So you've made that long awaited recipe using a small amount of buttermilk which you went out of your way to buy... but then what? Have you ever looked at that buttermilk and asked yourself what you can make to use it up? I've asked that question many times and after trying a few recipes, buttermilk is now a staple ingredient in my kitchen. If you're looking for ways to use that tangy milk, here are 10 Buttermilk Recipes to Butter You Up With...

Buttermilk Brined BBQ Pork Chops
A buttermilk brine is a delicious way to tenderize meats...

Crunchy Potato Wedges
These fries take a quick dip in buttermilk just before coating...

Cheddar & Bacon Biscuits

A one bowl recipe packed with flavor...

Buttermilk Onion Strings
These are perfect on juicy burgers!...

Mom's Banana Bread
A favorite recipe from Saveur magazine...

Chicken Cobb Salad with Ranch Dressing
A colorful salad with a tangy dressing to tie it all together...

Oven Fried Buttermilk Chicken
Skip frying in oil and bake your buttermilk chicken!

Jalapeno Ranch Dressing
This is ranch dressing with a slight kick!

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes
One perfect way to start your day...

Italian Buttermilk Pork Chops

 This uses buttermilk as a marinade for tender pork chops...


  1. I've always been intimidated of buttermilk. I'm not sure why. I think I need to give some of these a try... especially the dressing and pancakes recipes!

  2. I too love using buttermilk in a variety of recipes. All of yours sound great...My favorite is using buttermilk as the base to make a skinny ranch dressing or in cakes instead of sour cream.

  3. I ALWAYS seem to have buttermilk leftover! Thank you for posting this. :)

  4. Great post! Thank you! I always have buttermilk left over. Now I want those onion rings - yum!!!

  5. Thanks to Pinterest, I found your buttermilk recipes. Can not wait to try several of these for DW and DS2.