Dinner Trick to Impress – DIY Flavored Butter [Video]

Need to impress your in-laws, or creating a romantic dinner at home? Try making and serving a compound butter –a DIY flavored butter that has other ingredients added and then is re-chilled and sliced. Makes a simple meal of chicken and green beans seem really special.

TV’s ‘The Chew’ host shares her tip for easy DIY citrus brown sugar flavored compound butter in the video above.

What you need:

Vitamix or Food processor
parchment paper

4 sticks unsalted butter (softened)
zest fo 2 lemons
zest of 1 orange
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 teaspoons salt
plus thyme (optional) apprx 1 tablespoon

scrape out and onto parchment paper
roll and freeze

To Serve
slice off rounds as needed
serve with muffins or breads, or on fish or chicken breasts to make an ordinary meal more extraordinary

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