Lemon Butter

This lemon butter is fantastic with steamed artichokes and Alaskan king crab legs. I’m sure there are many other good uses. ~K

Lemon Butter

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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1 stick (½ cup) of butter
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
2 dashes cayenne (optional)
1 tablespoon chopped parsley (optional)


Slice butter and put into 1 cup measuring glass. Add remaining ingredients. Microwave in 15-second intervals until butter is just melted.

Stir and pour into small dipping bowls. Serves two.


Original recipe from The Good Housekeeping Cookbook (Copyright 1973!).

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