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Becamel Sauce

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Butter
  • 8 oz Flour
  • 1 ga Milk
  • 1 Onion
  • 4 Bay leaf
  • 1 pn Kosher salt
  • 1 pn Nutmeg
  • 1 pn White pepper
  • 1 tb Black peppercorns
  • 1 pn Cayenne
  • 4 Clove


1. Heat butter, add flour to make a roux.

2. Scald milk, gradually add to roux, whisking steadily.

3. Bring to a boil, stirring, reduce heat to a simmer.

4. cut onion in half, make a slice in each half, insert a bay leaf in each
half. stick 2 cloves in each half. Add to sauce & simmer for 20 minutes,
keep stirring, if too thick add more milk.

5. Season lightly. Spices should not dominate sauce.

5. remove clove & bay leaf from onion, puree sauce.

6. strain through cheesecloth or a semi - fime mesh colander. This is a
thick sauce.

NOTES : YIELD 1 gallon

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