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  • noun A preparation of unsalted butter in which the butterfat and milk solids are allowed to separate and brown over a heat, used in French pastry or as a sauce.

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  • noun clarified butter browned slowly and seasoned with vinegar or lemon juice and capers


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  • Minti from A Suitable Spice has added a new ingredient to the classic dish of gnocchi with sage and brown butter, and I think it's a brilliant addition.

    Archive 2008-01-01


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