What Is Brown Butter?
Brown butter is warm, toasty, and unmistakably French.
You'll find it in all kinds of recipes: From pasta, to vegetables, to desserts, this creamy sauce can improve just about anything.
But what exactly is brown butter? It's simply butter that has been slowly cooked until it turns brown and gets a nutty, toasted aroma. (The formal French name is buerre noisette). It adds lovely, deeper flavor to sauces and baked goods.
Here's how to make it yourself:
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