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Casa de Kei

Casa de Kei: Asari Garlic Butter

INGREDIENTS 1 pound Manila clams (I used fresh ones from the Farmer's Market) 1/4 yellow onion, diced small 2 Santa Fe peppers or jalepenos, de-seeded, diced small 2 stalks of lemongrass, cut bottom part off, diced small 1 cup white wine...

UM Recession

UM Recession: Amish Market Butter

There's been much talk about butter in the press in the last few months: the NY Mag butter taste-testing, and the article that Emily (of Serious Eats) pointed out about Japan's endangered butter supply. Also, there was my babbling manifesto on butter last year- the stuff means...

On the Importance of Butter

i always like to think that you can tell the quality of a restaurant in the quality of the butter they give you before you get your meal. more often than not, i've experienced that...