- 2 Tbsp butter or oleo, melted over low heat in sauce pan;
- 2 Tbsp flour (or may use only 1 1/2 Tbsp)
- speck of pepper
- 1/2 tsp salt
- dash of paprika
Stir till blended, smooth. Slowly add 1 cup milk or part milk and part light cream; stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Cook, stirring, till smooth and thickened.
THIN: Reduce butter and flour to 1 Tbsp each
THICK: Increase butter and flour to 1/4 cup each.