When I returned, I skimmed the foam from the surface and poured out perfect clarified butter.
The chefs among you might notice the lack of baby-sitting that process entailed.
No stopping back to make sure it wasn't burning, no realizing the heat was set too low, no fussing whatsoever.
That's thanks to being able to set the burner to an exact temperature, in this case 240 degrees Fahrenheit, something heretofore inconceivable in built-in cooktop.
For the brand-new Smart Induction Cooktop, Hestan supplements this impressive offering heavily, with hundreds of chef-created, tested recipes, along with in an app that walks you through every step.
Unless you only ever cook for one or two people, the standalone countertop burner units tend to make you feel like you're going the Holly Hobby route.