BASIC CREAM SAUCE (Kim Tite)c
- 4 tbsp. butter
- 2 c. milk
- 1/4 c. flour
In frying pan melt butter, add flour over medium high heat. Mix until mixture looks like dough - "ROUX". Slowly add milk stirring rapidly. Cook until mixture is same texture, add more milk, continue until thickness desired.
Allow ROUX to brown before adding stock, beef or vegetables.
1 or 2 cups of sliced fresh mushrooms, 5 minutes before serving.
4 to 6 tablespoons capers, 2 tablespoons chopped parsley.
Remove basic sauce from heat. Add 1 1/2 cups diced cheese 3 minutes before serving.