white sauce

noun

Definition of white sauce

: a sauce consisting essentially of a roux with milk, cream, or stock and seasoning

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In a sliver of the state alongside the Tennessee River, barbecued chicken is famously adorned in a creamy white sauce of mayonnaise, vinegar and spices. Larry Olmstead, USA TODAY, "Great American Bites BBQ road trip: The country's best regional barbecue joints," 9 July 2019 The jumbo smoked wings are fried, lightly coated in a housemade wing sauce, and served with the restaurant’s creamy Alabama-style white sauce. Birmingham Magazine, al.com, "Barbecue Battle: Birmingham’s best smoked chicken and ribs," 26 June 2019 For the white sauce, put butter and flour into a small saucepan. Christine Clarridge, The Seattle Times, "It’s National Grilled Cheese Day. Enjoy these takes on the old classic.," 12 Apr. 2019 Add a thin layer of Bolognese, than drizzle thin layer of white sauce on top. Fox News, "Rocco DiSpirito's Mother's Day Recipes," 8 May 2015 Sandwiches and simple platters of beef gyro, chicken and falafel await, as does the chain’s inimitable white sauce, as if sent from heaven, if not the god of mayonnaise. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "Halal Guys just might be the champ of Arlington's Champions Park dining scene | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 22 Mar. 2018 Top with the remaining white sauce, and then sprinkle the remaining Parmigiano over the entire surface of the lasagna. Fox News, "Rocco DiSpirito's Mother's Day Recipes," 8 May 2015 Whisk in the hot milk to form a thick and creamy white sauce and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes more. Ina Garten, House Beautiful, "Ina Garten's Mac and Cheese," 5 Aug. 2010 And, sadly, while a friend told me staffers visit tables to ladle the precious white sauce atop your food, there was none of that on our visit. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "Halal Guys just might be the champ of Arlington's Champions Park dining scene | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 22 Mar. 2018

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1723, in the meaning defined above

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white sauce

noun

English Language Learners Definition of white sauce

: a light-colored sauce that is made with milk, cream, or broth and that is thickened with flour

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