- Heat butter in a sauce pan at medium low heat. DO NOT STIR.
- Once it has completely melted, let rest a few minutes
– During this time the solids will precipitate to the bottom of the liquid
- Skim off any foam that has formed on top.
- Carefully pour off the clarified butter, leaving the solids behind
This will give a cleaner taste to whatever you are cooking. It is also less likely to burn.
If you are a purist, pour the butter through cheesecloth.
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