Butter Seasoned with Rosemary, Sage and Juniper

Butter Seasoned with Rosemary, Sage and Juniper
 
What's better than butter?  Butter infused with fresh garden herbs. Classic rosemary and sage are joined by juniper berries for a refreshing twist. Spread it on a baguette, or top your mashed potatoes.
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Ingredients
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 heaping teaspoon of rosemary minced
  • 1 TB sage leaves slivered and chopped
  • 12 juniper berries, bruised in a mortar
  • Ground pepper
Directions
  1. Pound garlic with a few pinches of salt. Cut butter in to chunks and beat until it is soft. Add garlic, rosemary, sage, juniper and a few grinds of pepper. Work in herbs with wooden spoon until well blended. Taste for salt. Roll into a log in waxed or parchment paper and refrigerate or freeze. Serve with winter squash, roasted potatoes, Jerusalem artichokes, or other rooted roasted root vegetables. you don;t have butter, no problem use olive oil instead. Infuse herbs and garlic in olive oil.

 

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