The French view this as a sauce. It is simply a flavored butter most often made by mixing liquid and/or solid ingredients into softened butter. This butter is then rolled into a log shape and refrigerated until needed. To serve, cut slices from the roll and place directly on a hot Piece of meat, fish, or vegetable. Serve immediately; the melting compound butter will make a sauce.
A basic measure of weight in the U.S. system; 16 ounces = 1 pound, 1 pound = 453.6 grams or 0.4536 kilogram .