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When a recipe calls for butter, only real butter will do! Don’t try to substitute. !!!
Below are some tips to enhance the natural wonders of butter:
Butter Tips & Tricks
Create a smooth finish in a hot sauce by cutting cold butter into small cubes and whisking one or two cubes at a time into the hot sauce over low heat. Continue adding and whisking until all of the butter is incorporated. Use about ¼ cup butter for each cup of sauce. Added gradually , the cold butter will melt more evenly and blend into the sauce better.
For the best results when using softened butter creamed with sugar in cookies and cakes, the butter should be soft enough that you can easily make an impression with your finger when you press it but not so soft that you can press right through it.
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A food processor is a crucial kitchen tool for many recipes. You can usually achieve similar results using individual tools, but why not eliminate the clutter, effort, and confusion by having one appliance that can chop, dice, grind, and whip like a champion? In order to start to discover the extraordinary culinary options at your fingertips with your food processor, read this guide to learn some tips and tricks that will help you get the most out of your appliance.Read More
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