Sunday, December 25, 2011

Herb butter for steaks, asparagus, etc.

From Cook's Illustrated. See this recipe for filet mignon.

2 Tbl unsalted butter, softened and separated into individual tablespoons
2 tsp fresh minced thyme
2 tsp fresh minced parsley
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 pepper

In a small bowl, mash all ingredients together. Just before serving the dish, place a dollop on each item (eg steak, asparagus, etc) and tent with foil to help melt it.

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