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drawn butter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drawn butter butter made clear by heating and removing the sediment of milk solids
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Drawn butter butter melter and prepared to be used as a sort of gravy.
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Usage

In literature:

Yu' have drawn butter, too.
"Lin McLean" by Owen Wister
MELTED BUTTER, SOMETIMES CALLED DRAWN BUTTER.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
SHEEPSHEAD WITH DRAWN BUTTER.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
It may be served plain with tomato sauce, or simply buttered, or with drawn butter poured over it.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
"Many Thoughts of Many Minds" by Various
Serve with melted butter, pepper and salt, or with a cream or drawn butter sauce.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
Prepare a Drawn-Butter Sauce and add to it half a cupful of butter.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
This is the familiar drawn butter sauce, to which may be added a little vinegar or lemon juice, to give piquancy of flavor.
"The Cauliflower" by A. A. Crozier
Drawn butter is used for boiled turkey.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
Broil the slices on the gridiron, and serve with sauce made with drawn butter, sugar, and mustard.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
To make the best possible quality of butter, use only one third of the milk of the cows at each milking, and that the last drawn.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
Somebody praises the drawn-butter sauce at the Suddington.
"The Women of Tomorrow" by William Hard
Serve with drawn butter, with hard boiled eggs sliced, or if preferred, milk sauce.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
Perhaps some user of "the dead hand" has drawn away the butter to her own churn.
"Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry" by William Butler Yeats
Water may be used instead of milk, and it is then called drawn-butter sauce.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
Take a pint of good broth, or a pint of drawn butter.
"Domestic French Cookery, 4th ed." by Sulpice Barué
Drawn butter is used for boiled turkey.
"The New England Cook Book, or Young Housekeeper's Guide" by Anonymous
Add one-half cupful of sliced or chopped hard-boiled eggs to two cupfuls of Drawn-Butter Sauce or sufficient melted butter.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
Eat with melted butter, pepper and salt, or nice drawn butter.
"Clayton's Quaker Cook-Book" by H. J. Clayton
Serve with drawn butter or Hollandaise sauce.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
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In news:

The lobster tail signature entrée is simply steamed and served in drawn butter, and can be ordered with a second tail.
WALKING down West 43d Street the other day, I was drawn to an old haunt by the seductive aroma of baking apples, cinnamon and butter.
These are a few of Chip 's favorite things: Crustaceans with drawn butter.
Featured will be steamed clams, fish, drawn butter, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, saugys, corn, quahog dressing and watermelon.
At Sample, steamed king crab legs are served in drawn butter, with a raspberry blonde cocktail.
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