Here’s a simple Bechamel Sauce you’ll use over and over again.

1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup all purpose flour
2 1/4 cups whole milk
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.  Add flour and whisk until well mixed.  Add milk and bring to a light boil.  Add salt, pepper and nutmeg.  Remove from heat and allow to rest before using in your favorite recipe

About Elizabeth Dougherty

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food Nation Radio has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on FoodNationRadio.com and on stations around the country.

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