drawn butter


Definition of drawn butter

: melted clarified butter

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The surf & turf, for $59, is served with asparagus, double baked potato and drawn butter. Patrick Z. Mcgavin, Daily Southtown, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Public Landing in Lockport," 8 July 2018 Lobster rolls are served in three sizes (junior, regular, and jumbo), with the choice of mayo, Miracle Whip, or drawn butter. Erinne Magee, BostonGlobe.com, "In Eastport, sunrises and lobster," 21 June 2018 What to cook: Larger artichokes are traditionally steamed or boiled whole, then served alongside aioli or drawn butter. Noelle Carter, latimes.com, "Spring ragout, stews, risotto and more great recipes using artichokes, now in season," 20 Apr. 2018 Guests can also opt for an a la carte dinner, spotlighting classics such as 14-day dry-aged bone-in ribeye and steamed Maine lobster with lemon and drawn butter. Carolina Gusman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "117 ways to celebrate mom: Your San Diego guide to Mother's Day brunches, lunches and dinners," 7 May 2018

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circa 1740, in the meaning defined above

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