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Best Basic Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

How to make the sauce for eggs, fish, and veggies
May 5, 2011 8:30 am
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The classic, creamy, egg-based concoction known as Hollandaise sauce is flavored with butter and a bit of lemon. Hollandaise means Holland-style or "coming from Holland" but like many rich and butter-laden sauces, it is entirely a French creation. In the 19th century it was called Sauce Isigny, after a town in Normandy famed for its creamy, golden butter to this day. During...

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