Tag: herbed butter
Pretty soon, when I reach for the ubiquitous bottle of olive oil in the kitchen, I’ll have a variety of flavors to choose from. Forget having one “good” bottle, for dips and drizzles, and a decent one for cooking with. Now there’s basil-infused olive oil, for topping winter soups and pastas when the fresh basil’s [...]
Posted: October 15th, 2010 under Uncategorized.
Tags: basil-infused olive oil, cayenne chili infused olive oil, chile-infused olive oil, chili-infused olive oil, flavored oils, herbed butter, infused oils, infusing olive oil
They call these things “hand tarts” because in theory, you’re supposed to make them small enough to pick up and eat just by hand. But the way I made one last, it was pretty much full-size. See, I didn’t have a tart pan. I didn’t even have a pie pan, as I seem to bring [...]
Posted: July 27th, 2010 under Dessert, Recipes.
Tags: fresh plum tart, fruit tart, hand tart, herbed butter, how to make a fresh fruit tart, how to make a hand tart, how to make a rustic tart, just food, lavender butter, let us eat local, plum beer, plums, red jacket orchards, rustic hand tart, sugar plum
Before we get into the “how,” let’s talk about “why” you should make herbed butter. Herbs grow, a lot. It seems a shame not to enjoy their zingy, full flavors while they’re at their prime these hot months, and not to utilize all those fresh leaves. Yes, you can dry them out and use them [...]
Posted: July 8th, 2010 under Recipes.
Tags: english thyme, european-style butter, herbed butter, how to make herbed butter, lavender, lavender butter, making herbed butter, plugra, preserving herbs, thyme, thyme butter