Simple is in, fussy is out, even in the most simple presentation of butter.

Instead of the old butter pats, butter slabs or certainly the butter rose, make balls of butter and roll them into fresh herbs and spices. Pair this with a quality balsamic and olive oil and really give your guess a treat.

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We serve ours in 4” long/3 compartment plates where this trio can be placed to the side of your bread plate.

Maxine Turner is the president of Cuisine Unlimited and contributes monthly blogs about food, catering, trends and more to saltlakemagazine.com.