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Herb Butter

Herb butter in a silver dish
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Jennifer Keating
Makes 1 pound butter.
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Herb butter is a delicious and zesty condiment that adds flavor to vegetables, cooked steak (melt a pat on top!), hot biscuits, and sandwiches. It freezes and stores well, too—consider making a batch at the end of the season to preserve your herbs before the first frost hits.

Courtesy of The Woodbox Inn, Nantucket, Massachusetts

Check this out for more great ways to use fresh herbs in your daily cooking.

1 pound butter, softened
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 shallot, chopped
1/2 tube (1.6 ounces) anchovy paste
1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons freshly chopped basil
2 tablespoons freshly chopped thyme
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. Beat the butter until fluffy, then add the remaining ingredients. 
  2. Form into a log on aluminum foil. 
  3. Roll foil, twisting the ends. 
  4. Freeze, then slice as needed.
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