Domestic Darling: Learning How to Cook White Sauces

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White Sauce
makes 1 cup

1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk

Melt butter in a small pan over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in flour. Return to the burner over moderate heat, and blend in half the milk, then add the rest. Continue stirring until boiling and then let simmer for 1-2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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