Pick amtome when you can get butter for 2.00. You can't substitute fake or margarine for this, it doesn't work. Store in the fridge for 2-3 months or freeze. I make small batches.
White sauce mix there are several variations out there. Some Use cornstarch.
4 cups dry milk ( not instant )
1 cup flour
2 sticks butter.
Cut butter into the dry mixture. You can use a pastry cutter or your mixer with the wisk attachment.
Basic white sauce for,white,sauce, add cheese for Mac and cheese etc.
2/3 cup mix
1 cup water
Cook until thick over medium heat stirring with wisk.
Thick cream soup ( condensed)
3/4 cup water
1 tsp better than boullion
1 cup mix.
Stir until thick, cooking over medium high heat.
Add seasonings of choice about a 1/2 tsp each
Salt and pepper
1 cup mix
1/2 cup sugar
3 T cocoa
1 cups water
Measure ingredients in order and wisk on medium heat until combined. Turn heat up and bring to boil. Boil about 20 SECONDS until thick, cover and chill.
I have a different version that is low sodium and low fat.
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