Cooking Basics: Clarified Butter

So I figured it was about time to cover another Cooking Basic.

Yes. I’m sure you’ve been waiting with bated breath. Incidentally I just typed “bated bread”. My brain is always on food.

Today’s lesson is: How to Clarify Butter.

What’s the point of clarifying butter, you ask? Good question.

Cooking Basics: Roux

That would be macaroni and cheese. Bubbly, brown crusty, fresh-from-the-oven macaroni and cheese. Trust me, it was a thing of beauty.

How did that happen, you ask? Good question – because I’m going to tell you! But we’re going to have to rewind a bit.

Today is a very special day! It’s a day I’ve been talking about and hinting about and promising for months. It’s the launch of the Cooking Basics series!