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How To Sneak Brown Butter Into All Of Your Recipes

Your doughnuts, pastas, ice creams and pancakes will never be the same.

Hey, guys. You know what is great? Butter. You know what is better? Brown butter. If you've never made brown butter, it is definitely time for that to change. By cooking butter over low heat, past the melting point, until the milk solids begin to brown and the whole thing smells kind of nutty, you open a door into a whole new world of butter consumption. (There's a reason the French call it "beurre noisette," which roughly translates to "hazelnut-colored butter.") Did you hear that, guys? We said a whole new world of butter consumption.

Recently, on HuffPost Live, Andrew Zimmern questioned whether we need more ways to eat butter. When we're thinking about brown butter recipes, we like to think of that great thing Michael Pollan likes to say, "Eat whatever you like, as long as you cook it yourself."

The most amazing thing about cooking with brown butter is how versatile it is. You can sneak this stuff in anywhere you'd use regular butter, to add an extra layer of nutty, toasty, butter flavor -- from breakfast, to dinner, to dessert. Go forth and brown some butter!

1
Orecchiette With Brussels Sprouts Walnuts & Brown Butter
Alexandra Cooks
2
Fontina And Spinach Baked Eggs With Garlic Brown Butter Breadcrumbs
How Sweet It Is
3
Banana-Walnut Pancakes With Maple-Cinnamon Brown Butter
Flat Art Studios
4
Butternut Squash Gnocchi With Sage Brown Butter
Alexandra Cooks
5
Roasted Strawberry Brown Butter Pancakes
How Sweet It Is
6
Crunchy Quinoa, Toasted Almond And Dark Chocolate Brown Butter Granola
How Sweet It Is
7
Swordfish With Brown Butter Balsamic Sauce
Bell'alimento
8
Brown Butter-Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Arugula And Bacon
Nicole Franzen/Food52
9
Apple Brown Butter Jalouise
Always With Butter
Get the Apple Brown Butter Jalouise recipe from Always With Butter
10
Brown Butter Tomatoes
Joseph DeLeo/Food52
Get the Brown Butter Tomatoes recipe from Food52 WHOA. WE NEED THESE.
11
Seared Sea Scallops With Browned Butter Caper Sauce Recipe
Simply Recipes
12
Roasted Asparagus With Browned Butter
Foodie Crush
13
Creamy Tomato Soup With Brown Butter Garlic Croutons
How Sweet It Is
14
Brown Butter Halibut Orzo And Mushroom Broth
A Spicy Perspective
15
Orecchiette With Brown Butter, Broccoli, Pine Nuts And Basil
Quentin Bacon
16
Almond Torte Mascarpone Ice Cream With A Brown Butter Almond Crunch
How Sweet It Is
17
Broiled Lobster Tail With Brown Butter Sauce
Simply Recipes
18
Brown Butter Spiced Ale
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Brown Butter Spiced Ale recipe from sdebrango via Food52
19
Roasted Tomato and Caramelized Onion Farro Salad with Brown Butter
Breanna's Recipe Box
20
Brown Butter Popsicles
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Brown Butter Popsicles recipe from A Beautiful Mess
21
Beehive Cake (Brown-Butter Banana Cake And Honey Buttercream)
Zoë Bakes
22
Brown Butter Snickerdoodles
Bakergirl
Get the Brown Butter Snickerdoodles recipe from Bakergirl
23
Summer Corn Ravioli With Lime Brown Butter
sarahmcsimmons/Food52
24
Brown Butter And Cheddar Apple Pie
Melanie Einzig/Food52
Get the Brown Butter and Cheddar Apple Pie recipe from Food52
25
Apricot, Almond and Brown Butter Tart
Tina Rupp
26
Pan Fried Artichokes In Lemon Garlic Brown Butter
Nicole Franzen/Food52
27
Pan Fried Ravioli With Brown Butter Herb Sauce
Bell'alimento
28
Browned Butter Glazed Cinnamon Donuts
Buns In My Oven
Get the Brown Butter Glazed Cinnamon Donuts recipe from Buns In My Oven

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