SESAME BUTTER (for corn on the cob)
¾ stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
2 tablespoons minced chives or scallions (green onions)
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
freshly ground black pepper to taste
1. Stir all ingredients together in a small bowl until smooth.
2. Cook corn in a large pot of boiling water until crisp tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to butter mixture and toss.
adapted from Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins, The New Basics Cookbook