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Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Blue Cheese Sauce, by , is from The Pazzelli Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristi Schilloff
Added: Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups milk
2 tablespoons butter
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Pinch of cayenne pepper
1/2 pound crumbled blue cheese, plus extra for garnishing

Directions:
Directions:
Place the milk in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over low heat. Heat the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until soft. Stir in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes until incorporated. Slowly whisk in the warm milk, and continue whisking until thickened, season with the salt and cayenne pepper. Continue cooking for 5 minutes, whisking occasionally. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese. If the sauce is too thick, thin with a little extra milk or chicken broth. Serve warm over steaks Ė Make sure you donít boil this, or sauce will break up.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is wonderful served on top of steaks, or even cold as a salad dressing!

 

 

 

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