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The Not Always Appreciated Flavor Booster….Flavored and Herb Butters

The Not Always Appreciated Flavor Booster….Flavored and Herb Butters

Herb butter is one of the first recipes I learned in cooking school  Herbed Butter, Fruited butter or Honey butter are some of the best things in life so useful and simple to make. Flavored butters are flavor enhancers for meats and fish, or to spread on muffins or bread. There are endless places to use this simple delicacy. Herbed or fruited butters are lovely spread on a nice baguette too or on some freshly cooked pasta. about to using some flavored butter on popcorn? Included in the category of flavored butters: Fruit butters Honey Butter Herb butters Spiced butters Savory butters Sweet butters I have had strawberry butter served with luscious corn muffins here in NYC.  Great at breakfast or brunch time. Honey butter on toast, waffles or pancakes would be delicious. And, what about garlic butter on bread?   There is no perfect recipe for these butters. Let you own taste be the guide making them. Here’s a few basic recipes, but please play and experiment in your kitchen. Have fun and be creative with these.   The Basic Method Use room temperature butter for easier blending. Add flavoring ingredients mix with hand or stand mixer. You can use

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