I love flavored butters to put on bread, potatoes and steamed vegetables.
Green Herb Butter
1 1 /2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoons dijon mustard
2 tablespoons fresh parsely, minced
2 tablespoons fresh chives, mined
salt and pepper to taste
Cream all ingredients together. Allow to sit for about an hour. Then chill slightly. Form into a log and rechill. Slice and serve.
Apricot Lemon Butter
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup dried apricots
4 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Stew apricots by covering with water and cooking over low heat until soft. Drain water. Let cool, puree. Cream together all ingredients. Allow to sit for about an hour. Then chill slightly. Form into a log and rechill. Slice and serve.
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup orange marmalade
Beat butter until fluffy. Add marmalade and beat until completely blended. Chill in refrigerator.
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoon dark brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Blend all ingredients together. Chill and serve.
Do you have a favorite flavored butter?