Basic Béchamel Sauce (white sauce)

Béchamel is considered the mother of all sauces. She is where it all starts. If you want to make a creamy soup? Start with a béchamel. You want a gravy? Béchamel. You want a creamy pasta sauce? BÉCHAMEL! (You get the idea.) It all starts with the roux, a mixture of equal parts fat and…

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Baingan Bartha – Punjabi Styled Flame-Roasted Eggplant with Spices {Recipe}

Today, I have another recipe for the vegetable that goes by many names: eggplant, aubergine, brinjal. This purple vegetable is extremely versatile and cooked by many different cultures. I quite enjoy eating the Punjabi version, and decided to make it at home for the family for a quick and healthy meal. The recipe is very…

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