2 1/2 pounds small new potatoes (peeled)
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons unsalted butter (in lieu of clarified butter)
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil (or rendered duck fat)
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon, thyme, or dill
2 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  coarse salt (to taste)
  freshly ground pepper (to taste)