Beehive Butter

Scoop this spread from a crock if you prefer.


3 cups

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1 1/2 cups butter, softened
1/2 cup spicy brown mustard
1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
1 pecan half
Garnishes: fresh herbs, edible flower petals


Stir together first 3 ingredients.

Form butter mixture into a beehive shape. Smooth mound with a spatula or rounded knife. Form grooves around mound with tines of a fork. Insert pecan half near the base for a door; chill 2 hours or up to 2 days. Garnish, if desired.


April 2000