White Sauce



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

3 T butter

3 T flour

2 cups milk

1-2 bay leaves

1 small onion studded with 4-5 whole cloves

1 t whole pepper


Melt butter in a oven-proof sauce pan.

Add flour and stir until the flour bubbles gently.

Add other ingredients and stir until the mixture thickens.

Cover and bake for 20 minutes.

Strain. Add salt to taste.