17 July 2011

herbed butter

this weekend, while buying vegetables and bread at the local farm stand, i inquired about the availability of corn. next weekend, they said. seven more days. time to make dill butter. 

it's easy. softened butter, mixed with lots of snipped dill leaves from the garden. the dill butter is packed into tiny ramekins wrapped in foil. after a day in the freezer, the foil is removed, and the inverted ramekins are run under hot water. in a moment, out slides the frozen molded butter. quickly, it is wrapped back in the same foil and popped back into the freezer. 

until the corn arrives. next weekend. my mouth waters already, thinking of the herbed butter melting on fresh-picked, steaming ears of corn. seven more days!

5 comments:

Jenny Schouten Short said...

Yummy. People in Holland make herbed butter a lot. Garlic butter is my favorite. xo Jenny

Kelly Jeanette Swift said...

yummm, sounds good. I may have to make some. Thanks for the idea.

Nora said...

Garlic butter is my favorite too and I'm from Holland also.

Star said...

Makes my mouth water, too! Fresh dill isn't easy to find where I am, and I've got a brown (no, black) thumb.

Lynn said...

The herbed butter sounds delicious, but I love corn plain! I cannot wait for the fresh corn.