drawn butter


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drawn butter

n.
Butter that is melted or clarified, often seasoned and used as a sauce.

[drawn, past participle of draw, to bring to a proper consistency (obsolete).]
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drawn butter

n
(Cookery) melted butter often with seasonings
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drawn′ but′ter


n.
melted butter, clarified and often seasoned.
[1820–30, Amer.]
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drawn butter

- Melted, clarified, and seasoned.
See also related terms for seasoning.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drawn butter - butter made clear by heating and removing the sediment of milk solids
butter - an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
ghee - clarified butter used in Indian cookery
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Translations

drawn butter

n (Cook) → Buttersoße f
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It's awful undermining to the intellect, German is; you want to take it in small doses, or first you know your brains all run together, and you feel them sloshing around in your head same as so much drawn butter. But French is different; FRENCH ain't anything.
Each layer is soaked with drawn butter and sugar as a result these dishes have such a melting dough texture and tastes delicious.
It's nice to imagine that a just God arranged things so that the starchy, cheap diets of the world's poorer people would endow them with health and longevity denied to all the rich gluttons dipping lobster in drawn butter. But if such salvation exists, there's no evidence it's happening in this life.
And then, depending on how celebratory I'm feeling, I'd take a crack at Alaskan king crab with drawn butter (half pound $36) or one of the Gulf fish dishes that emanate from the Josper oven, kind of a grill-meets-stove tool.
During my last stop here, I enjoyed a beautifully presented shrimp cocktail, and the main event was a perfectly cooked steak and lobster, served with lemon and drawn butter.
Fortheir cooperation and appetite appeal speckled trout are high on the target list, but tasty crustacean-eaters poached with Old Bay Seasoning and served with drawn butter gets my attention, making sheepshead my bid for this month's best bet.
At Logan Airport, there are eateries at each of the terminals where you can obtain healthier fare including gourmet sandwiches (split the sandwich with a friend if they are huge), salads (watch the dressing and cheese), soups (order veggie based and bypass the creamy chowder), and even a sit-down steamed lobster dinner (go easy with the drawn butter).