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Bechamel Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gail Hagen
Added: Friday, August 21, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c hot milk
3 T flour
1/4 c butter
salt and white pepper

Directions:
Directions:
This basic white sauce, although attributed to the French, was widely used
in ancient Greek cookery. Melt butter in a pan, add flour, and stir until
smooth. Lower heat, and gradually add the hot milk, stirring constantly
until it thicken. Season with s and p. (Variations: When used with pastitso
add 1/2 t cinnamon. When used for moussaka, add a dash of nutmeg)

 

 

 

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