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This is a versatile recipe for a quick start white sauce. When making the sauce wou can add cheese or herbs of your choice. Stored in the refrigerator it will keep for months. It can also be stored in smaller containers in the freezer for longer storage.
- Put flour, milk, and salt in a bowl and mix well.
- Add butter and mix well with pastry cutter (or by hand) until crumbly.
- Put in a glass jar, cover tightly and store in refrigerator.
- Makes 7 cups.
- To make sauce: Combine mix (1/3 cup for thin, 1/2 cup for medium, 1 cup for thick) with 1 cup milk in a small deep heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and use as desired.
Thought you first had to brown the flour in the butter before adding the milk. I will try this.. sounds easy.