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White Sauce, Made Without Meat


  • 2 ounces of butter
  • 2 small onions
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 small teacupful of flour
  • 1 pint of new milk
  • salt and cayenne to taste


Cut up the onions and carrot very small, and put them into a stewpan with the butter; simmer them till the butter is nearly dried up; then stir in the flour, and add the milk; boil the whole gently until it thickens, strain it, season with salt and cayenne, and it will be ready to serve.

Time: 1/4 hour.

Sufficient for a pair of fowls.

Seasonable at any time.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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