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How do I make a basic roux for thickening sauces?

    To make a basic roux for thickening sauces, melt equal parts butter and flour in a pan, stirring constantly until it forms a smooth paste. Cook over low heat until it reaches the desired color—light for a white sauce, or darker for a brown sauce. Use in various recipes to thicken sauces.


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