Compound butter is simply butter with an added flavor or two mixed in. It's not just like buttering an item and then adding a sprinkle of the flavor - compound butter becomes a unique flavor unto itself. You can put these on pastries, meat, pasta - anything you like.
Greek Dressing So Good You Could Drink It Straight -- 1 cup olive oil, 1 cup red wine vinegar, 2 1/2 tsp. garlic powder, 2 1/2 tsp. dried oregano, 2 1/2 tsp. dried basil, 2 tsp. pepper, 2 tsp. salt, 2 tsp. onion powder, 2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard, Mix together and shake well. Store at room temperature tightly covered.
Stopped buying the jar stuff once I tasted this homemade salsa. Simpleand delicious: Chop 5-6 Roma tomatoes 1 small onion and 1/2 cup freshCilantro. Mince 2 seeded Serrano or Jalape?o peppers and 1 clove ofgarlic. Add 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice and salt and peper totaste. Mix everything together and let sit overnight for flavors tomeld.