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Pinot Noir Butter Sauce
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Yields: 1 cup
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 5 min
2 tablespoons finely-minced shallots
1/2 cup pinot noir wine, or other dry red
1 teaspoon black
2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
a medium saucepan, combine the shallots, wine, and peppercorns; bring just to a
boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until reduced in volume by 1/2,
about 2 minutes.
the butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, adding each piece before the previous one
has been completely incorporated. Continue until all the butter is incorporated
and the sauce coats the back of a spoon, removing the pan from the heat
periodically to prevent the sauce from getting too hot and breaking. Salt to
Strain into a clean container and use immediately.
Makes 1 cup.