Each pat is just 1/5th of a tablespoon too; the ideal serving size for butter, when you thick about it. The real advantage, if you ask me, is avoiding toast crumbs in the butter dish—don’t pretend you don’t know what I’m talking about. You can just use your knife to cut your food, so you don’t
your delicious dairy fat with foreign particles. And it means one less knife to clean.
What’s not to love?