Basil Pesto Butter
Quick and easy, flavored butter adds another dimension to smoky-sweet grilled corn on the cob.
Why This Recipe Works
Flavored butters jazz up a variety of vegetable recipes. Instead of laying sticks of butter on the counter to soften, we stood the sticks on their ends—more surface area was exposed to the room-temperature air, so the butter softened faster. Just a small amount of garlic was enough to flavor our Basil Pesto Butter recipe. Make sure to keep leftover cloves away from light and stored in something that allows them some airflow—we recommend a garlic keeper or even just a plain paper bag.
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