Trying to get kids to eat vegetables can be a monumental task in some households. Thankfully, this has never been a huge struggle in our household. This aside, every now and then, all the green (and white and yellow and red and purple) goodness could use a little - je ne sais quoi. A little zsoozshing up. You know, somethin' a little different.
Problem is, zshooshing takes time. Or maybe it doesn't.
Neither of my grandmothers spent anymore time slaving over their stoves than was absolutely necessary to turn out meals for their families. And yet, pre-packaged prepared for you foods were rarely found there. How did they do it?
My gram did it with White Sauce.
Simple, economical, and it takes almost no time to make.
There is, in fact, no recipe written down for this. Kind of like the way she used to make raisin pie. It was all in her head.
Here is how we do it around these parts:
It will keep in the fridge, but may need thinning out to use again. With practise, you can figure out just how much to make so there aren't leftovers at all.
And there you go. A quick and easy way to feel like a gourmet chef in under 10 minutes.