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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Cream of Chicken Soup

Cream of Chicken Soup




1 tablespoon of flour
1 tablespoon of butter
1 cups of milk 
2 cups of water
1 teaspoon of chicken bullion
1/4 teaspoon of Italian seasoning

In a medium saucepan, add the flour and butter. Cook and stir until the mixture is tan in color.  Add the milk, the water, the Italian seasoning and the chicken bullion.  Bring the mixture to a boil and allow it to thicken.  Take the sauce pan off the heat when the sauce is of the desired thickness.


The Mother Sauce: The Traditional White Sauce

The Mother Sauce:
The Traditional White Sauce

In traditional cooking, the white sauce is a base sauce which other complex sauces are made from.  As long as you know how to make the white sauce, you can create hundreds of other unique sauces.


2 tablespoons of flour
2 tablespoons of butter
2 cups of milk 
a pinch of salt

In a medium saucepan, add the flour and butter. Cook and stir until the mixture is tan in color.  Add the milk and salt.  Bring the mixture to a boil and allow it to thicken.  Take the sauce pan off the heat when the sauce is of the desired thickness.