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Old 05-20-2011, 10:07 AM   #11
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there's a very small window of time between browned butter and scorched butter. watch it carefully--it happens very quickly. true, the darker brown the butter, the more flavorful and nutty the taste. you will probably not burn your butter except through carelessness, not to worry....
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Thanks. It just so happens that I have both salted butter and half & half. I'll be trying this soon.
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Browning the butter makes all the difference, trust me. :)

If you enjoy the brown butter try it in a frosting. Brown the butter and add 10x sugar to thicken and a few drops of vanilla. The brown butter frosting is great with spicey cookies and cakes.


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Brown Butter Cream Sauce...old family recipe This is a sauce that I grew up eating, passed on generation to generation...and my kids absolutely gobble it up on pasta, and it`s great on potatoes too! My measurments are approximate, since I have never measured the ingredients, just watched my mom in the kitchen. Brown about 2tbsp salted butter over med heat. Not just melt, brown. Add about 2 tbsp flour and stir it in, then add half and half cream, about 1.5 cups. Stir continually until thickened into a creamy sauce. If it`s too thick, add some more cream. Add salt to taste. This is so simple, yet so delicious. When I was a kid, I could have happily had a meal of just the sauce and some bread :chef: 3 stars 1 reviews
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