The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 4/9/21



For the third year in a row, The Butter Paddle has been voted Best Gift Shop in Silicon Valley!


Mother's Day is May 9



The simple color palette is perfect to fit in anyone's home, which, makes it easy for gifting. Just add a picture of you and your loved one and these frames will be cherished for years to come. The 7.5" photo frame, packaged in a box, is made from ceramic, fits a 4x6 photo and features an easel back for displaying and a sawtooth for hanging.

A wonderful Mother’s Day gift!


Cotton/Rayon blend scarves and infinity scarves are perfect to add a pop of color to any outfit this spring. Many other lovely scarves, wraps and ponchos are at The Butter Paddle.

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New jewelry at The Butter Paddle from Takobia.

Jewelry is always a welcome gift!

An ode to man's (and woman's!) best friends.


Our collection of GreenBox Art decorative Pillows was designed with your most favorite spaces in mind. Fun yet sophisticated, this 100% cotton canvas pillow includes a luxurious down filled insert with a bottom zip closure. Shop this adorable dog bunch art from the talented Cathy Walters. 28” x 14”


Tea Towels

Let these happy dogs light up your day! Shop these unique animal inspired artworks by Heather Gauthier. Function meets fabulous with the delightfully absorbent, machine washable, and high-quality tea towels. 100% Cotton 21”x 28”


Robert Rothschild Raspberry Salsa

You can't go wrong with an original. Plump tomatoes, jalapeño peppers and sweet, sun-ripened raspberries. Grab a basket of warm tortilla chips, an icy margarita and head for the sun deck. Suggested uses: Topping for taco salads, Stir into cream cheese and serve with tortilla chips or crackers, Baste lamb chops or fish for a sizzling main course.

Find many of these products and more 

at our Online Store!

Curbside delivery is available. After you receive confirmation that your order is ready for pickup, drive to The Butter Paddle's back door. Call the store from the safety of your car, and let them know you are there for your order. Pop the trunk or unlock your back door for contactless delivery. 



Santa Fe Chicken with Raspberry Salsa



1 cup Bread crumbs, fine dry
1/2 cup Cilantro, minced fresh
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Pepper, freshly ground
1/2 cup Extra-virgin olive oil
8 Chicken breast halves, skinless, boneless
1 jar Robert Rothschild Farm Raspberry Salsa
1 Avocado, peeled and diced
1 Lime, juice extracted
2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, grated
Cilantro leaves for garnish


In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, cilantro, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, pour oil. Dip chicken in oil then roll in bread crumb mixture. Place chicken in well greased, rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with additional oil if desired. Bake, uncovered at 350 degrees F for 20 - 25 minutes.

Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine diced avocado and lime juice. Pour off all but 1 Tbsp. lime juice. Stir in salsa. Remove chicken from oven and spoon salsa mixture evenly over chicken. Return chicken to oven for 5 minutes. Remove and sprinkle with grated cheese. Return to oven for 5 additional minutes. Garnish with cilantro leaves if desired. 


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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.

Thought you should know...

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 150 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 30,000 children and their family members annually. 

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April 9, 2021