DRIED TOMATO-SHALLOT BUTTER
1 cup (1/2 lb.) butter or margarine, at room temperature
1/4 cup dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained and minced
2 tablespoons minced shallots
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
In a bowl, beat butter, tomatoes, shallots and pepper until blended.
Serve at room temperature. If made ahead, cover and chill up to
3 days. Makes about 1 cup.