TEN MINUTES TODAY (for a smoother Turkey Day)! Have you started prepping for Thanksgiving dinner? If not, we won’t judge you. (Well, maybe). Can you commit to just 10 minutes? Our last few days of tips are things you can do in less than 10 minutes TODAY for a stress free Turkey Day. Make our Herbed Garlic Butter today. Comes together in minutes and sets up beautiful in fridge or freezer. When it’s time to cook the bird, you will be ready! Slather this under the bird’s skin and all over the outside. Works beautiful whether you brine or not, whether you roast, smoke or fry. Even works beautifully on a turkey breast. Better yet? Make a double batch and have extra for a steak later in the week! 🦃💪🏼❤️
Herbed Garlic Butter
- 1 stick unsalted butter room temperature
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1/3-1/2 cup fresh herbs I like a combination of sage, chives and thyme
- Zest of a lemon
- To make compound butter, finely chop garlic and herbs and add to a bowl along with room temperature butter, lemon zest, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Stir well with a spoon or small spatula to incorporate everything evenly into the butter. Alternatively, throw everything into a food processor and pulse until evenly combined and no large pieces of herb remain. Butter can be made ahead, and leftovers can be kept in the fridge for up to two weeks.