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Easy White Sauce

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Ingredients
  Milk/Half-and-half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, softened
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Bring the milk to a simmer in a 2-quart saucepan over moderate heat. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, blend the butter and flour together with a spoon to form a smooth paste.
2. Using a wire whisk, vigorously beat the butter-flour mixture, 1 rounded teaspoonful at a time, into the hot milk. Cook, stirring constantly, over moderate heat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the sauce is smooth and thick. Season with the salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Drink: 
Milk

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