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Catholic Recipe: Maitre d'Hotel Butter


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice


Serves: 6

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:6+



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Foreign chefs have taught us that the addition of a savory sauce can lift an ordinary food to epicurean heights. This is a whipped butter, with added spices and lemon.


Cream butter until fluffy; add salt, pepper, and parsley; mix well. Work in lemon juice slowly. Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965