I’m celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday — it’s tomorrow — with a rhyme and a how-to! “He can even sizzle sizzle. He can do that, too, like an egg in a frying pan. How about you?” …from Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? by Dr. Seuss If it’s breakfast food you’re looking for, Kiss cereal goodbye. → Hungry for more?
Clarified butter is butter that’s been purified or literally made clear (hence the name of this website). Butter is made up of fat, water and milk. When the water and milk are removed, you have clarified butter. Clarified butter is bright yellow in color and completely clear. It’s used for cooking but is probably best → Hungry for more?
Compound butters, or beurre composes if you wanna get French about it, are made by mixing flavorings into softened butter. They can be used to finish dishes — a pat of blue cheese butter can be placed on a hot steak — or as delicious spreads. You can add herbs, spices or foods like → Hungry for more?
Many recipes for cakes, cookies and other treats call for butter and eggs at room temperature. Here’s why. Eggs at room temperature combine more easily with other ingredients and they whip to a greater volume, which translates to lighter cakes that rise nicely. Room temperature butter, which should be soft to the touch, allows more → Hungry for more?