Brown Thickening For Sauces

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Put a pound of butter into a stewpan upon a slow fire to dissolve and throw up the milk it contains in. the form of skum; remove this with a spoon, and then pour off the pure oiled butter into another clean stewpan;

Add to this a pound of sifted flour, and, after having well mixed both together with a wooden spoon, continue stirring the thickening over a slow fire for about an. hour, for the purpose of baking it of a very light brown or fawn colour; it must then be poured into an earthern pan to be kept ready for use.

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