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Lemon Butter (Makes 1/4 cup)

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1/4 pound unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon kosher salt

Place the ingredients in a small bowl and mash together with a fork. Place the butter mixture in a piece of parchment paper or plastic wrap and roll into a 1-inch-diameter cylinder. Twist the ends and refrigerate until ready to use.