Posts tagged as butter

Browned Butter: Savory or Sweet

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:48am

Browned butter (beurre noisette), is having its moment in the spotlight for good reason. Not that butter isn’t beautiful on its own, but a few minutes of carefully applied heat transforms its subtle sweet saltiness to nutty brown cheesiness, creating a rather magical sauce in the process. If you’ve ever bathed your palate in the…

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Hominy with Brown Butter & Crispy Sage

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:53pm

If you’ve only had hominy in pozole or other Mexican-inspired dishes, you’re missing out. Hominy is corn that has been dried and then soaked in lime water to soften and puff the kernels. Simmering hominy in broth softens the kernels even further, resulting in dumpling-like little pillows just begging to deliver brown butter to your…

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Challah with Honey-Rosemary Butter

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 1, 2011 at 4:51pm

Tender, egg-y challah bread is lovely on the Thanksgiving table. Not only is it pretty, but it harkens back to my mom’s yeasty homemade crescent rolls, but for about one-tenth of the effort. The honey-rosemary butter plays nicely with turkey, squash, and stuffing. And everything. Challah Makes one large loaf 4 c. bread flour (unbleached…

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Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 11, 2009 at 7:22am

Salty butter, one of my very favorite things.  I humiliated myself a few years ago by confessing on Andrew Zimmern’s then-radio show, Chowhounds, that I love few things more than a thin slice of cold Hope Creamery butter, no bread, just butter, oh yeah…  Not moderate, I know, so I don’t even keep it in…

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