A Boke of Gode Cookery Presents

Herb Butter

PERIOD: Modern | SOURCE: Contemporary Recipe | CLASS: Not Authentic

DESCRIPTION: Butter flavored with honey & herbs

  • 1 Tbs. each parsley & sweet basil
  • 2 lbs. butter, softened
  • 2 Tbs. additional butter
  • 4 Tbs. honey
Melt the 2 Tbs. of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the herbs & allow to cook just until aromatic. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Add the honey and the herb mixture to the remainder of the butter and blend thoroughly. Spoon mixture into individual serving dishes, allow to set, then serve with bread.

Blend with chopped nuts or spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, etc.) for a variation.

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