1.In a large bowl, cut butter into flour with two knives or a pastry blender until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
2.Place in an airtight container and label: “White Sauce Mix”.
3.Store in refrigerator. Use within 2 months.
To Make Basic Medium White Sauce
1.Combine in a saucepan: ½ cup WHITE SAUCE MIX and 1 cup cool water. (For thinner white sauce decrease the mix to ¼ cup, for thicker white sauce increase mix to ¾ cup). 2. Cook over low heat until smooth, stirring constantly. Makes about 1½ cups sauce.
- Milk, Nonfat, Dry Non-Instant by the US Department of Agriculture, public domain government resource -- original source of recipe