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Basic White Cream Sauce

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 1/4 c Unsifted flour
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 2 c Milk


In heavy skillet, heat butter until melted; remove from heat and add flour,
salt and pepper, stirring constantly until smooth. Add milk slowly,
stirring and return to medium heat. Bring to a boil and cook 1 minute. THIN
WHITE SAUCE: Reduce butter and flour to 2 tablespoons each, following
above directions. Use for soups. THICK WHITE SAUCE: Increase butter and
flour to 6 tablespoons each, cook as above. EXTRA THICK WHITE SAUCE:
Increase butter and flour to 8 tablespoons each, cook as above. Note: For
fish or other seafood, broccoli or asparagus, add 1/2 teaspool lemon juice
and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise.



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