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2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup milk
1 cup American or Sharp Cheddar cheese shredded
Salt & Pepper

Blend butter and flour together, add milk and cook until thickened. Add cheese and seasonings and continue to heat, stirring constantly until cheese is melted. makes 2 cups.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.