white sauce


Definition of white sauce 

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

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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 Also among the nine taco fillings are curry cauliflower ($3) and smoked brisket with Alabama white sauce ($3.50). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Blue Bat Kitchen is serving tacos and tequila in the Third Ward," 28 Apr. 2018 Stir in Parmesan cheese and black pepper; set white sauce aside. Good Housekeeping, "Salmon Lasagna Recipe," 14 Oct. 2014 Our White Mushroom featured a flavorful if stingy sprinkling of button mushrooms, spinach and roasted garlic atop a light, white sauce. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "Urban Bricks' serviceable fast-casual pizza in north Arlington lacking in authenticity | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 11 Apr. 2018 Another enjoyable pasta is the tortellini alfredo, stuffed with a mix of spinach and ricotta, in which the greens are a nice contrast to the rich, creamy and heavily parmigiana-infused white sauce. Larry Olmsted, USA TODAY, "Barilla now has five fast-casual restaurants," 21 Mar. 2018 The meat was always a touch dry, and the bread could be on the stale side, but what kept me coming back to this little storefront was the intensely garlicky, bright, white sauce on the schwarma that tied the whole thing together. Andy Baraghani, Bon Appetit, "A Toum Recipe For the Extra Garlicky Yogurt Sauce I've Loved All My Life," 5 Feb. 2018 Both restaurants will be about 1,300 square feet, and $8 to $10 should be about enough for a wrap or plate topped with The Halal Guys’ spicy red or creamy, garlicky white sauce, Wu said. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Craving gyros and falafel? Halal Guys to open restaurants soon in two area cities | The Sacramento Bee," 14 Mar. 2018 From the Brigantine family of restaurants, this Mexican eatery serves fish tacos and burritos bathed in Miguel’s famously delicious white sauce. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "New eats inside Petco Park this baseball season," 29 Mar. 2018

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1723, in the meaning defined above

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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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