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Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Hollandaise Sauce, by , is from The Ledbetter Family Cookbook, 4th Edition, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lucy Ledbetter
Added: Friday, February 27, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 egg yolks, room temperature
1 stick butter
Juice of 1/2 lemon, about 1 Tablespoon
Salt and pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Place water in a double boiler, and bring to a boil.
Decrease heat to a simmer, and melt butter in the top pan until melted and hot. Add lemon juice and whisk until blended. Beat egg yolks, and add to the butter mixture a little at a time, whisking constantly until the sauce becomes light yellow and thickens. If the sauce separates add an additional egg yolk and whisk until reincorporated. Serve immediately.

 

 

 

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