Serious Eats: Recipes
Grilled Chipotle-Rubbed Steaks with Lime Butter
Adapted from Food & Wine.
Compound butter is one of the easiest, yet most impressive ways to make a meal more delicious. Even though it's nothing more than softened butter with herbs or spices or other flavorings whipped into it, somehow it achieves a level of refinement that comes across as very impressive (for a barbecue, having a couple varieties to slather on everything makes for a fantastic party).