Posted on Categories Sauces and Such
6 slices bacon, cut fine
1 tablespoon minced onion
1/4 cup flour
2-1/2 cups milk
Salt & Pepper

Fry bacon crisp. Remove from pan. Sautee onion until soft and then add bacon back to pan.  Add flour, stirring to blend well. Add milk and seasonings and cook until thick, stirring constantly. makes 2-1/2 cups.


Posted on Categories Sauces and Such
1/2 tablespoon minced onion
1 tablespoon minced celery
minced garlic
1/4 green pepper chopped
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 cup crushed tomatoes
Salt & Pepper

Saute onion, celery, garlic and green pepper in melted butter. Add tomatoes, seasonings and heat.


Posted on Categories Sauces and Such
Beef or Chicken Broth
1 tablespoon flour
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup water 1/4 cup strong coffee
Salt & Pepper

Melt butter in pan. Blend in flour with stock and add water, stirring constantly. Add coffee and cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Season. makes 3/4 cup.


Posted on Categories Sauces and Such
1/4 pound fresh mushrooms (any type) sliced
1 tablespoon chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup whole milk
1/2 teaspoon each: Salt and Paprika
1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Cook mushrooms and onion in butter until tender, blend in flour, then add milk and seasonings. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Add  parsley. makes 1-3/4 cups.


Posted on Categories Sauces and Such
6 hard-cooked eggs
1 tablespoon prepared mustard
Salt & Pepper
2 cups salad oil
1 teaspoon each of minced parsley, minced chervil, minced capers, chopped gherkins

Mash egg yolks and blend with mustard, salt, pepper. Add oil gradually, mixing thoroughly.  Add parsley, chervil, capers and gherkins. Chop coarsely the whites of eggs and add. makes 3 cups.


Posted on Categories Sauces and Such
1 hard-cooked egg yolk
1 uncooked egg yolk
1/2 cup salad oil
3/4 tablespoon vinegar
1/8 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
Salt & Pepper
1/4 cup heavy cream, whipped
1/2 teaspoon dill

Rub cooked egg yolk through sieve into bowl and add uncooked egg yolk. Beat in salad oil gradually, and add vinegar, worcestershire sauce and seasonings. Just before serving fold in whipped cream and dill. makes about 1 cup.


Posted on Categories Sauces and Such
4 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon flour
1-1/2 cups any type broth
1 tablespoon tarragon or white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon each, chives, marjoram, parsley, finely chopped
Salt & Pepper

Brown butter, add flour, and cook until smooth. Add broth slowly, vinegar and herbs; simmer 3 minutes. Season. makes 2 cups.


Posted on Categories Sauces and Such
4 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons chives, minced
1 tablespoon parsley, minced
1 teaspoon curry powder
Salt, and 1 egg yolk
3/4 cup heavy cream

Melt butter, add chives and parsley. Blend well, simmer, and add curry powder. Add salt. Just before removing from heat, add egg yolk, mixed with cream. makes 1-1/4 cups.