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butter in saucepan till the milk solids brown??

obermeier | Jul 11, 200506:09 PM

For any bakers out there:

I'm wondering what function it serves when you melt butter in a saucepan till the milk solids brown???

Its used in a base for a plum tart with a couple of tablespoons of flour and heavy cream. what's the difference between such melted butter and using the browned one?

source: from chez panisse fruit, the santa rosa plum tart

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