Chef's Quick Tip: Enhancing flavor

Chef Renato, from Basso Café and Restaurant in Norwalk, shares how to enhance the flavor of any dish and it's the chef's trick.
Home made compound butter
Primary : Are used to enhance flavor in various dishes, in a fashion similar to a sauce. 
4 sticks of butter unsalted (1 cup), softened.
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste).
1 clove garlic , minced.
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh chopped herbs (basil, oregano, rosemary etc).
1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combined.
Place on a piece of plastic wrap and roll into a log. Twist ends to seal well.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Slice into rounds and enjoy on steaks, vegetables or bread.
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