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Help finding truffle butter

n9723x May 2, 2009 12:34 PM

I know I saw a post somewhere that listed a couple of places in the Boston area that carried truffle butter. I'm hoping I can find a place that is open tomorrow Sunday) so I can coat and roast this beautiful filet with it. Thanks to all for reading & hopefully responding !!!

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  1. twinwillow RE: n9723x May 2, 2009 12:49 PM

    Molto Formaggio. Either location. Preston Royal or Highland Park Village.
    Also, Central Market.

    1. twinwillow RE: n9723x May 2, 2009 12:52 PM

      Don't (saute) cook with it. It's really meant to be used as a condiment to be spread on food just after it's cooked. Great on toast!

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      1. re: twinwillow
        n9723x RE: twinwillow May 3, 2009 08:39 PM

        Exactly! my post was in error.... I want this to put on the bread after roasting the beef.... Thanks for pointing out my omission !!!!!

      2. almansa RE: n9723x May 2, 2009 01:33 PM

        If you cant find it you can just whip truffle oil and butter together with a few truffle peelings for the speckled look if desired.

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          n9723x RE: almansa May 3, 2009 08:37 PM

          I'll have to remember this tip..... I'm a newbie, and I'm trying to get my hands on this quickly as I can as I have to get the beef cooked and then served. However, I think I like this tip and now will have to research and explore the wonderful world of fresh truffles and truffle oil, which seems easier to get online (the oil). Thanks for the reply !

        2. BostonZest RE: n9723x May 2, 2009 04:00 PM

          You can also check the Butcher Shop. I use to buy the D'artagnan brand there and I liked it much better than the other brands I have tried over the years.


          I keep some in my freezer for a quick truffle pasta or eggs or risotto.

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            n9723x RE: BostonZest May 3, 2009 12:10 AM

            The one on Tremont St. in Boston?

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              BostonZest RE: n9723x May 3, 2009 10:15 AM

              Yes, but I haven't been there for some time so I would call first if you were making a special trip. Of course, South End Formaggio and Lionette's Market are both in the area and might have it anyway.

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                n9723x RE: BostonZest May 3, 2009 12:31 PM


                I did call buthchershop & they had it. Easier to drive to Boston from Salisbury than it is to find a parking spot!!!! They had their own blend, not D'artagnan. I haven't tried it yet, but it seems nice.

                $14.70 for 5.5 ounces....

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