Originally Posted by NorthwestBBQ
I think it's because a lot of folks think Margarine is inferior to Butter. Most Margarine products are inferior (like Country Crock which is made from 100% Soy) but Parkay
and I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
really tastes like Butter. Also, Margarine has a much higher smoke point whereas Butter will tend to burn at BBQ Temps.
All of which is fine but it doesn't answer the question of why they're calling it butter.
BTW, congrats to Butcher Dave, I should have said that from the top.