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Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Engel
Added: Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 egg yolks
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup very cold butter (1 stick or 1/4 lb)

Directions:
Directions:
In a small saucepan, stir egg yolks and lemon juice with a wooden spoon. Add half of the butter (1/2 stick). Sitr over very low heat until butter is melted. Add rest of butter. Continue stirring until butter is melted and sauce thickened. Be sure butter melts slowly as this gives the eggs time to cook and thicken the sauce without curdling. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Any left over sauce will keep in refrigerator. to serve, stir in a little hot water.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 1 cup
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can't be in a hurry while doing this. So somebody else needs to be around to help with other things - or stir while you do other things. Remember - SLOW - is the key.

 

 

 

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