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10 Reasons It's Better with (Brown) Butter

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Mo' butta', mo' betta': You can't go wrong with butter, and plenty of it. Here's a replay of recipes that use butter in a very good way -- browned.

Everyone knows that butter is pretty much the world’s perfect food. Butter makes everything better: Cakes are more tender, sauces become richer, meat seems juicier, the sky is bluer....

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There is more to butter, however, than that familiar yellow block we all know and love. Brown butter (or beurre noisette if you are feeling fancy) deserves a place in every cook’s repertoire, especially during fall and winter. With its nutty aroma and flavor, brown butter adds complexity to pretty much any dish, from vegetables to dessert. All you need is a good pan and a few minutes at the stove. Think outside the one-pound box of butter in your fridge with these delicious recipes, and enjoy butter -- all grown up. 

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Walnut Sage Financiers by sugarmountaintreats

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Thomas Keller's Butternut Soup with Brown Butter, Sage, and Nutmeg Crème Fraîche by Genius Recipes 

 

Brown Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Arugula and Bacon by emilyc

Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes

 

Weeknight Pasta with Caramelized Cabbage, Sage-Infused Brown Butter and Walnuts by cookinginvictoria

Pasta with Caramelized Cabbage

 

Paule Caillet's Brown Butter Tart Crust by Genius Recipes

Brown Butter Tart Crust

 

Walnut Sage Scones with Brown Butter Maple Glaze by MGrace

Walnut Sage Scones

 

Brown Butter Candied Apple Clafoutis by Amanda Hesser

Apple Clafoutis

 

Brown Butter Spiced Ale by sdebrango

Spiced Ale

 

Caramel Rice Pudding with Brown Butter and Crème Fraîche by Merrill Stubbs

Caramel Rice Pudding

 

Brown Butter Cupcake Brownies by Phyllis Grant

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