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Basic White Sauce

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Milk/Light cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Slowly heat butter just until melted and golden, not browned, stirring all the while. Remove from heat.
2. Add flour, salt, and pepper and stir until smooth.
3. Add milk, a small amount at a time, stirring after each addition. Return to heat.
4. Over medium heat, bring to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes.

SERVING
5. Use this white sauce as base for other sauces or for soups.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish

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amethyst27's picture
perfect recipe for starter like me... thanks... :-)