SOUPS AND SAUCES
1st & Best WheyMilk produces a smooth body in
most soups without masking the color.
The whey content of 1st & Best WheyMilk has
a definite advantage over
protein (casein) in soups and sauces because of
its emulsion capability.
Liquid 1st & Best WheyMilk (full strength, 1/2
cup powder to 4 cups water) makes
an excellent base for either hot or cold soups.
For cold soup, add your favorite
cooked vegetables and blend in a blender for 15
seconds. Salt to taste and enjoy.
Note: Liquid 1st & Best WheyMilk full strength
is 1/2 cup powder to 4 cups of water.
Basic White Sauce
COMBINE 1 cup all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons salt,
4 cups dry 1st & Best WheyMilk
CUT in 1 cup margarine or butter
STORE in refrigerator until needed.
To use: Thin sauce - 1/4 cup mix, 1 cup water
Medium sauce - 3/4 cup mix, 1 cup water
Thick sauce - 1 cup mix, 1 cup water
BLEND water into sauce mix, stirring well. BLEND
in blender 30 seconds. COOK over medium heat, stirring occasionally
until mixture comes to a boil. SIMMER 5 minutes or until thickened
. If using microwave oven, pour into bowl, cook 10-15 minutes,
stirring occasionally until thick.
To make a less sweet sauce, add butter milk mix
1/8 cup, to an equal volume of water. When smooth, pour into White
Interchangeable with Basic Sauce Mix, but made without
butter. Ideal for budget and weight watchers.
COMBINE 1 tablespoon butter flavoring, 3/4 cup all-purpose
flour, 3 tablespoons cornstarch, 1 1/2 teaspoons yeast, 3 cups
dry 1st & Best WheyMilk, 1 tablespoon salt.
This stores well on the shelf, and needs no refrigeration.
However, it does have a greater tendency to lump than the Basic
To use, ADD water gradually to sauce mix or use
blender to combine. To microwave, cook 10-15 minutes or unitl
Prepare Medium Sauce as above. As soon as sauce
begins to thicken, turn off heat. ADD 1/2 cup grated cheese and
1/8 teaspoon cayenne or 1/4 teaspoon mustard(dry) for flavor.
STIR until conbined.
MIX 2 cups thick 1st & Best WheyMilk Basic White
Sauce or chicken boullion, 1-8 ounce can tomato paste
ADD 2-7 1/2 ounce cans crab meat (drained), 1/4
cup finely chopped onion, 1/4 cut finely chopped green pepper
, 1/2 teaspoon salt.
HEAT 2 cups 1st & Best WheyMilk (regular strength)
COMBINE with crab-White Sauce Mixture. Heat and
Yield: 6 - 8 servings
Note: For a thicker bisque,
add 1 tablespoon flour.
BLEND 1 tablespoon dry 1st & Best WheyMilk,
2 tablespoons cooled pan drippings, 2 tablespoons flour.
ADD gradually 1 cup rich meat-flavored broth, salt
and pepper to taste.
The following herbs are especially tasty in meat
broths: poultry-parsley, sage, thyme,bay; beef - basil, parsley,
marjoram; fish - parsley , tarragon.
Sweetened condensed 1st & Best WheyMilk may be mixed
with various fruit jams for use in spreads and toppings.
BLEND in blender
1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup condensed 1st & Best
WheyMilk (triple strength). COOK over low heat 1 minute. ADD 1/2
STIR and cook 1 minute until thick and foamy. ADD
vanilla or almond flavoring to taste. (Does not work well with
Prepare thick white sauce as directed.
BEAT 1 egg yolk and add a small amount of the hot
sauce to it.
STIR egg mixture into the remaining sauce. COOK
1 minute over low heat or in microwave. STIR in 1 tablespoon lemon
Serve immediately. It is especially good over vegetables.
Make 4 cups hot 1st & Best WheyMilk, using hot
clam juice instead of water.
ADD 1 cup dry 1st & Best WheyMilk. OMIT bouillon
cubes. BLEND and proceed as in basic recipe.
When sauce is thickened, ADD cooked onion, potatoes,
celery (as desired) and 2 cups minced or chopped clams. REHEAT
until warm but do not boil.
Note: Better served second day.
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