June 15th, 2010
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béchamel
bay-shah-MEL
Category: Ingredient
Origin: French
Definition: A classic French sauce made by slowly mixing scalded milk with a roux. A base sauce that serves as the jumping-off point for many other sauces, such as Mornay (béchamel with cheese)

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