The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 10/27/2017


The Butter Paddle is a fund-raising arm of the EMQ Auxiliary, which has served the needs of local children in crisis since 1934.

100% of the profit from the shop is donated to Uplift Family Services, formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst.





NEW from Vietri - Delight in the magic of the holiday season with the Lastra Holiday Oval Platter. Whether you are hosting a winter brunch or a Christmas dinner, this collection is the perfect complement to your holiday décor. Hand painted on Italian stoneware in Tuscany. 18.5"L, 12.5"W



Flatyz was established in 2012 and produces elegant flat candles with two wicks and a sturdy holder. Every candle is unique, handmade and decorated with love. Candles are dripless and smokeless, burn for 3-4 hours and are self-extinguishing. Stop by to see our wonderful collection of Winter inspired Flatyz candles. Made in Lithuania.



Brittle California is a Sacramento based purveyor of artisan almond brittle. They offer four equally delicious and unbelievably addictive flavors using only the best ingredients available. You MUST try all four! All flavors are gluten free and available now at The Butter Paddle! Quadruple-yum!


 Lori Mitchell figurines put a unique twist on fairytale, nursery rhyme and holiday characters.  These magical, child-like collectables with whimsical expressions, signature crazy socks, skinny legs and rosy cheeks evoke stories in their colorful painted costumes. Figurines range in size from 4" to 11" tall and are great for curio cabinets, shelves and your seasonal displays. Stop by and see our huge selection of Lori Mitchell Christmas figurines.






from The Butter Paddle Pantry



Pan seared chicken with a sweet and savory garlic fig reduction. Serve with pearled couscous and steamed asparagus for an easy to prepare gourmet meal.


4  Chicken breasts, boneless, skinless 
1 tsp. Kosher salt 
1/2 tsp. Black pepper, freshly ground 
1 Tbsp. Olive or canola oil 
1 jar  Robert Rothschild Farm Smoky Fig & Roasted Garlic Spread 
1 Tbsp. Rosemary, fresh, chopped 
6 Tbsp. Dry red or white wine


Season the chicken evenly with salt and pepper. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil, warm slightly and then add chicken; cook 2 - 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Whisk together Smoky Fig & Roasted Garlic Spread, rosemary and wine in a bowl; add to chicken, stirring gently. Cover, reduce heat to medium; cook 4 - 5 minutes or until chicken is done. Uncover and cook 1 minute over medium-high heat or until sauce thickens. Serve sauce over chicken.

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Uplift Family Services, formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst, is California’s largest and most comprehensive social services agency for children and their families. The private nonprofit, headquartered in Campbell, California, has helped children in crisis for more than 140 years. The agency’s mission is to do whatever it takes to help children, strengthen families, build communities and advocate for change.

 Uplift Family Services serves more than 20,000 children and their family members annually.


The Butter Paddle Hot Flash - e-Blast 180 - October 27, 2017