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Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the butter and vanilla until fully incorporated.

Continue to cook the butter, stirring occasionally, until its solids begin to brown and the mixture smells nutty, 4 to 5 minutes.

Thinly sliced potatoes, layered and brushed with butter, make a gorgeous dish where the potato slices curl up like flower petals.

Sliced and served over a bed of lemon, dill, feta orzo, and drizzled with the excess butter it made for one satisfying lunch!

From Eater

Tandoori masala finds its way to a crawfish boil and leaves a crimson stain in the butter sauce.

Soften spread; spread light coating on each breast as if buttering toast.

I was in the act of buttering a piece of toast when my eye fell on one of the newspapers lying beside me.

He is not at all shy about his work, and is very clever at buttering the Japanese, so will be popular here.

"That's to make up for treating us the way he did last night," said Dum, buttering her cakes as she sat up in bed.

As she was buttering a last crumb of toast the girl re-entered with a box from the florist.

It could not have been more than twenty minutes later when he was buttering his third feathery, golden brown biscuit.

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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to buttering, such as: allure, bait, bamboozle, beguile, blandish, and cajole.

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