Chef John's White Sauce


  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 quart milk
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste

1. Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour and cook for about 5 minutes. 2. Stir in 1 cup cold milk, about 1 minute. Stir in second cup of milk for an additional minute. 3. Stir in remaining 2 cups of milk, cayenne pepper, salt, thyme, and nutmeg; bring to a simmer over low heat un...

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