Flavored Butters

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  • Serves 4 (makes 1/4 to 1/2 cup)
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In a medium bowl, combine the butter, ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper (except in the blue cheese version, which needs no additional pepper), and your choice of mix-in ingredients.Transfer the mixture to a small serving dish and chill until firm. To serve, top each just-cooked steak with some of the butter.

Ingredients

  1. Check 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  2. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  3. Check Choice of mix-ins:
  4. Check 1 minced shallot plus 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (such as flat-leaf parsley, chives, tarragon, and dill)
  5. Check 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  6. Check 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese plus 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the butter, ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper (except in the blue cheese version, which needs no additional pepper), and your choice of mix-in ingredients.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a small serving dish and chill until firm. To serve, top each just-cooked steak with some of the butter.