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brown butter

noun
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  • When well browned serve on a platter with any kind of brown gravy, or tomato sauce, or brown butter.

  • There is nothing I dislike more than calf's head with brown butter.

    The Inferno August Strindberg
  • When brown butter it and cut in square slices and serve very hot.

  • "Here is something nice," she says to me, "expressly for you," and sets calf's head with brown butter before me.

    The Inferno August Strindberg
  • They may also be served in the same way with a milk, cream, or tomato sauce, or with brown butter.

    The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) Mrs. F.L. Gillette
  • Boil for about three minutes, drain off water, put on platter and pour some brown butter over them.

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