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Transfer to a Heat-Safe Container and Use

If you're not using the brown butter immediately, transfer it to a heat-safe container so as to avoid carryover cooking, which could lead to burnt butter. Brown butter can also be refrigerated (or even frozen) in a tightly sealed container for later use.

While liquefied brown butter makes a classic pairing when drizzled on cooked vegetables or served with lemon on white fish, one can also refrigerate brown butter until solid; solidified brown butter makes a great substitute for regular butter in baked goods.

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