Brown Butter

Morsels of Life - Brown Butter - Level up your butter to the nutty, toasted, magical awesomeness of brown butter!

If you know me, then you know I like butter. But you know what's even better than regular ol' butta? BROWN butter.

Also known as beurre noisette, or hazelnut butter in French. It's got a bit of nutty flavor just packed with yum. Use it on all sorts of things - veggies, pasta, fish, chicken, or even just on a spoon. No judgement here! Fortunately for you, it's also really simple to make. Afterall, what you're doing is simply heating butter until it browns - easy enough, right?

As you heat butter, an emulsion, the water evaporates and the milk proteins separate out and begin to brown. The milk proteins browning gives brown butter it's wonderfully nutty flavor. The only crucial part? Removing the butter from the heat before you get black butter. And one good way to know when to remove your butter from heat is to be smarter than me and use a light colored pan. It'll make your life a lot easier. Trust me.

What are some simple ways to level up your ingredients?


Morsels of Life - Brown Butter - Level up your butter to the nutty, toasted, magical awesomeness of brown butter!

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Level up your butter to the nutty, toasted, magical awesomeness of brown butter!

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Yield: just under 8 ounces

Materials:

Mass Weight Volume Number Material Notes
227 grams 8 ounces 1 cup butter


Methods:

Morsels of Life - Brown Butter Step 1 - Gather all materials. 1. Gather all materials.
Morsels of Life - Brown Butter Step 2 - Melt butter. It'll make your life a lot easier if you're smarter than me and use a light colored pot. :) 2. Melt butter. It'll make your life a lot easier if you're smarter than me and use a light colored pot. :)
Morsels of Life - Brown Butter Step 3 - Continue heating and stirring butter until slightly browned. Then remove from heat. 3. Continue heating and stirring butter until slightly browned. Then remove from heat.
Morsels of Life - Brown Butter Step 4 - Filter out browned milk solids. 4. Filter out browned milk solids.

Morsels of Life - Brown Butter - Level up your butter to the nutty, toasted, magical awesomeness of brown butter!

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Inspire Me Monday #111

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday! It's such a pleasure to have you join us. :) This week will be my last hosting Inspire Me Monday, but I hope you all will continue sharing with one of the other co-hosts! We're also starting a two week break, and IMM will start up again in the new year! Hope everyone has a great end to their year and a wonderful start. :)

Starting off with what I've been up to this week:


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