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       Title: White Sauce for Macaroni
  Categories: Sauces
       Yield: 1 servings
       2 c  Milk
       2 tb Carrot,finely chopped
       2 tb Celery,finely chopped
       4 tb Onion,finely chopped
       4    Peppercorns
       1    Bay leaf,crumbled
       2 tb Butter
       2 tb Flour
            Grating of nutmeg
            Salt to taste
            Fresh,pepper to taste
       In a heavy pot combine the
   milk,carrot,celery,onion,peppercorns,clove and bay leaf.Heat until
   bubbles form around edge of pot.Set aside for 5 minutes and strain.
       Over moderate heat,melt the butter in the saucepan.Add the flour
   and stir until flour and butter are blended.Cook over moderate heat
   for 1 minute,stirring constantly.Add the strained milk in a slow
   steady stream as you stir constantly with a whisk.Switch to a wooden
   spoon and continue to stir as the mixture comes up to a simmer.Turn
   heat down and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes,stirring occasionally,until
   the sauce becomes smooth and thick.Season to taste with nutmeg ans
   salt and pepper.Makes approximately 1 1/2 cups....
                     This Sauce Goes With Crusty Macaroni...