béarnaise sauce

noun
bé·​ar·​naise sauce | \ ˈbā-är-ˌnāz- How to pronounce béarnaise sauce (audio) , -ər-; ˈber- How to pronounce béarnaise sauce (audio) \

Definition of béarnaise sauce

: a sauce of egg yolks and butter flavored with shallots, wine, vinegar, and seasonings

Examples of béarnaise sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tangy bearnaise sauce that was drizzled over the steak elevated things. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 11 Sep. 2021 The steakhouse serves its steak and lobster special, an 8-ounce filet topped with a whole Maine lobster and bearnaise sauce, May 8-10 for $59 per person. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 4 May 2020 And for dinner: medallions of beef in a bearnaise sauce, consumed with real cutlery and washed down with a full-bodied Spanish red. John Kelly, Washington Post, 30 June 2019 For a real indulgence, pre-order your 32-ounce Côté de Boeuf served with pomme frites and bearnaise sauce ($75). Christina Tkacik, baltimoresun.com, 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of béarnaise sauce

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for béarnaise sauce

French béarnaise, feminine of béarnais of Béarn, France

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The first known use of béarnaise sauce was in 1869

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24 Sep 2021

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“Béarnaise sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/b%C3%A9arnaise%20sauce. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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