white sauce


Definition of white sauce

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

Examples of white sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sauce options include sweet, sweet and spicy, Carolina, spicy Carolina and a white sauce. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 1 July 2021 Slowly stream in 2 cups of whole milk while constantly whisking until a thick white sauce has formed. Joanne Rosa, ABC News, 21 June 2021 Why else would the squares be swimming in a thick white sauce? Jiayang Fan, The New Yorker, 10 May 2021 On Rhythm’s nachos ($11), the white sauce feels and tastes lighter than melty cheese. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 24 Mar. 2021 Holt said the Texas sauce has a bold, hickory flavor, Kansas is sweet and spicier, and Alabama white sauce was developed specifically for chicken. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 18 Mar. 2021 The messmen had already laid out the midrats in two stainless-steel vats, one filled with a dark-colored meat in a brown sauce and the other filled with a light-colored meat in a white sauce. Elliot Ackerman, Wired, 2 Mar. 2021 Roast the eggplant and make the white sauce while the stew simmers. Jill Gibson, BostonGlobe.com, 23 Feb. 2021 Similar to a white sauce, use Welsh Rarebit sauce as the bottom layer of the pizza, then top with mozzarella, sausage and other favorite toppings. Rebecca White, Dallas News, 21 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of white sauce

1723, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of white sauce was in 1723

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“White sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20sauce. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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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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