Butter-Vinegar Sauce

“My mother always used this recipe. It is especially nice served on asparagus, spinach, or Swiss chard.” –Colby Hill Inn, Henniker, New Hampshire


4 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water


Melt butter and slowly add flour, stirring constantly. Add vinegar, sugar, and water, bring to a boil, and simmer 10 minutes. More vinegar or water may be added if too thick.

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Makes about 1 cup

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