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Clarified Butter

Clarified Butter
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Large saucepan

Glass bowl

Fine mesh strainer



1. Heat the unsalted butter in a heavy-duty saucepan over very low heat, until it’s melted. Let simmer gently until the foam rises to the top of the melted butter. The butter may splatter a bit, so be careful. 2. Once the butter stops spluttering, and no more foam seems to be rising to the surface, remove from heat and skim off the foam with a spoon. Don’t worry about getting every last bit; you can remove the rest when straining it. 3. Line a mesh strainer with a few layers of cheesecloth or gauze, and set the strainer over a heatproof container. 4. Carefully pour the warm butter through the cheesecloth-lined strainer into the container, leaving behind any solids from the bottom of the pan.