19 Recipes That Prove Butter Makes Everything Better

Because what is food, really, besides a vehicle for butter?

1. Brie and Butter Grits with Honey and Raspberry Compote

The brie and butter combo doubles the richness — and makes it a little easier to get out of bed in the morning. Get the recipe on Food52.

2. Radish and Butter Tartine

Because vegetables are that much tastier when they’re resting on a generous slab of butter. Get the recipe on Food52.

3. Brad Spence’s Salted Butter Semifreddo

Frozen buttery perfection. Get the recipe on Food52.

4. Steak with Mustard Butter

Steak with butter is already sublime. And after you add some sharp mustard, it’s even better. Get the recipe on Food52.

5. Six-Minute Eggs with Miso Butter Toast

Take your usual eggs and toast to a special place. Get the recipe on Food52.

6. Browned Butter Pecan Ice Cream

An instant summer staple. Get the recipe on Food52.

7. Colorful Carrots with Butter and Honey

Butter brings the party, as usual. Get the recipe on Food52.

8. Brown Butter Tomatoes

Brown butter should essentially go on everything. Get the recipe on Food52.

9. Darjeeling Tea Pain Perdu with Condensed Milk Butter

Condensed milk and butter make this a top-notch breakfast. Get the recipe on Food52.

10. Turkey Schnitzel with Leeks and Butter Sage Sauce

A hearty dinner made all the more enticing with an earthy, buttery sauce. Get the recipe on Food52.

11. Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter

An incredibly easy (and incredibly delicious) homemade sauce: just simmer tomatoes, onions — and a lot of butter. Get the recipe on Food52.

12. Anchovy Onion Butter

Creamy butter + sweet onions + salty anchovies = a trifecta of flavors. Get the recipe on Food52.

13. Drop Biscuits with Molasses Butter

Buttery biscuits topped with more butter. #buttersquared Get the recipe on Food52.

14. Brown Butter Waffle Cake + Sorghum Meringue Buttercream

Butter-flavored waffles stacked into a cake? Sold. Get the recipe on Food52.

15. Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Corn with butter is already a classic, and the basil adds a simple and delicious twist. Get the recipe on Food52.

16. Penne with Herb Butter and Peas

Because pasta with butter sauce isn’t just for the kids’ menu. Get the recipe on Food52.

17. Crunchy Maple French Toast with Maple-Whiskey Butter

Maple. Whiskey. Butter. Get the recipe on Food52.

18. James Peterson’s Baked Fish Fillets with Butter and Sherry

Don’t like fish? Coat it in butter and you’ll likely change your mind. Get the recipe on Food52.

19. Brown Butter Spiced Ale

Last but not least: drinkable butter. Because why not? Get the recipe on Food52.

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