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Cheese Sauce

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1 1/2 Sticks)
  All-purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Quart
  Canned condensed chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Undiluted)
  Egg yolks 4
  Light cream/Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated sharp cheddar cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan melt butter.
2) Take off from heat and stir in flour, salt and the nutmeg. Combine well.
3) Fold in milk and chicken broth.
4) Bring to boiling and stir constantly. Boil for 2 minutes until thick.
5) In a small bowl beat egg yolks with cream with wire whisk or wooden spoon.
6) Add a little of the hot mixture and beat.
7) Transfer into the saucepan and cook over low heat. Stir constantly but do not let it boil.
8) Remove from heat.

SERVING
9) Stir in cheese and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
70

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