Better with butter Dad won't mind "manning" the grill...


June 14, 2000|By Suzanne Loudermilk

Better with butter

Dad won't mind "manning" the grill for these pork chops with Savory Steak Butter. Grill 6 chops, seasoned with freshly ground pepper to taste, over medium-hot coals until just done, about 12-15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat together 1 stick softened butter, 2 tablespoons steak sauce, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce,

Ever-ready lemons

Give summer beverages a lemon lift anytime with this tip from Cook's Illustrated magazine. Slice lemons into thin rounds and place on a parchment-covered baking sheet and freeze. Store frozen slices in a zipper-lock bag until ready to garnish iced tea, lemonade or other drinks.

Spice advice

Spice up your life, or cooking, with some do's and don'ts from Tone Brothers Inc., a leading producer of spices and herbs. Do replace spices every two years. Don't use larger amounts of stale spices instead of the designated amount of fresh spices. Do check out the Web site,, or call the spice hot line, 800-247-5251.

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