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Mornay Sauce Recipe


4 cups                  Milk
4 Tbs.                   Butter
4 Tbs.                   Flour
2 oz.                     grated Gruyere
2 oz.                     grated Parmesan
                             season to taste


1. In a sauce pan, over medium heat, gently melt butter and stir in flour until completely incorporated. Continually stirring the roux, cook for approximately 2 minutes.

2. Whisking vigorously, gradually add milk to pan assuring lumps don't form.

3. Bring sauce to slow simmer then reduce heat. Cook gently for approximately 30 minutes or until starchy taste is gone. Stir the bottom of the pan and skim the top throughout.

4. Take off heat and add cheese stirring until melted and incorporated.