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Roux Recipe

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This recipe for Roux, by , is from Tastes of Love -- From Cajun Hearts, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Weston
Added: Wednesday, August 27, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups oil
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the oil in a dutch oven over medium heat. When hot, stir in flour. Continue whisking until the roux has cooked to the color of milk chocolate, 8 to 10 minutes. Be careful not to burn the roux. If roux burns you will see black specks in it stop and start over.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It has always been Daddy's job to stir and cook the roux. He's gotten the process down to an art. Thanks Daddy. You make the most important part of the gumbo.

 

 

 

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