2 Tb. boiling water
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
1/2 c. butter, room temp.
Pour boiling water over dried basil leaves. Cover and let stand 'til lukewarm.
Blend into butter. Cover and refrigerate. It will keep several days. Add sparingly to cooked veg., not more than 1-2 tsp. to 2 c. veg. Heat together a few minutes.
Note: Use any dried herb you wish instead of basil. Among the favorites are thyme, rosemary, parsley and tarragon.
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