September 25, 2013

Casa de Kei: Asari Garlic Butter

by Keisuke Akabori


1 pound Manila clams (I used fresh ones from the Farmer’s Market)
1/4 yellow onion, diced small
2 Santa Fe peppers or jalepenos, de-seeded, diced small
2 stalks of lemongrass, cut bottom part off, diced small
1 cup white wine
1/2 stick unsalted butter
5 cloves of garlic, chopped
4 tblsps live oil
8 sprigs chopped parsley



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January 12, 2011

Happy Hour: Hot Buttered Rum (Take 2)

by Payman Bahmani

Hot Buttered Rum

We’re a couple weeks into 2011 and many of you are still hopeful about staying true to your resolutions. 

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March 9, 2010

Culinography: Millport Dairy Butter

by Erin Gleeson

butter from millport dairy

This butter is fresh off the farm and totally off the hook. I bought it from Lancaster, PA (Mennonite?) farmers of Millport Dairy, at the Union Square Greenmarket.

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October 11, 2009

Zuni Cafe: The Truth is in the Butter (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

Zuni Cafe

After all my bitching, I finally got my fancypants on at Zuni Cafe last month.

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June 19, 2008

UM Recession: Amish Market Butter

by Kayoko Akabori

There’s been much talk about butter in the press in the last few months: the NY Mag butter taste-testing, and the article that Emily (of Serious Eats) pointed out about Japan’s endangered butter supply.

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March 3, 2007

On the Importance of Butter

by Kayoko Akabori

i always like to think that you can tell the quality of a restaurant in the quality of the butter they give you before you get your meal.

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