Flavored Butters

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Corn on the cob becomes a zesty treat when made with homemade butter from rich and delicious LDF cream.

About 8 minutes’ preparation time

1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup ice water
salt, as desired

1. Pour the cream into the blender container.
2. Cover and blend on the lowest speed until the cream begins to thicken around the blades.
3. While continuing to blend, pour the ice water through the opening in the lid.
4. Raise the speed to the 4th lowest speed and blend until butter forms, about two minutes longer.
5. Transfer the butter into a strainer to drain.
6. Pack into a butter mold or form squares and chill.

From Recipezaar, www.recipezaar.com
Mooo News, July 2005 

Begin with 1/2 cup soft homemade butter

Dill Butter: Stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly snipped dill or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill.
Lemon Butter: Stir in 2 teaspoons lemon juice
Chive Butter: Stir in 2 teaspoons finely snipped chives.
Garlic Butter: Stir in 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt.

From The Family Circle Encyclopedia of Cooking
Mooo News, July 2005