This recipe has become my new favorite snack! Adapted from Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home by Ina Garten, published in 2004.
Radishes with Butter and Salt
Serves 6 to 8
2 bunches radishes, thinly sliced
salted butter or Herbed Butter*
1 French baguette, sliced diagonally, and lightly toasted
Arrange radishes on slices of toasted bread and spread with butter and sprinkle with salt or spread with Herbed Butter. Arrange artfully on a platter. Serve at room temperature.
*To prepare Herbed Butter:
Ingredients: ¼ pound unsalted butter, at room temperature; 1½ teaspoons minced scallions; 1½ minced fresh dill; 1½ teaspoons minced fresh parsley leaves; ½ teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice; ½ teaspoon kosher salt; pinch freshly ground black pepper
Directions: Combine all the ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment on low speed until combined. Do not whip.