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Hollandaise Sauce

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 2
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1.In top of a double boiler, place the egg yolks along with 1/3 of the butter
2.Keep water in bottom of boiler make sure it is hot but not boiling
3.Keep stirring the eggs and butter constantly, and when the butter melts add another portion and as it melts and the mixture begins to thicken add remaining butter
4.Make sure to keep stirring all the time
5.As soon as mixture is thick, remove from heat and add seasonings
SERVING
6.Serve sauce over vegetables
TIPS
If sauce separate, beat in 2 tablespoons boiling water, drop by drop

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Egg Yolk
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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