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Homemade Cheese Sauce


  • 1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese fresh shredded from a block of possible
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt butter in a small saucepot over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly, for about one minute. Slowly whisk in the milk, salt, and pepper, and cook until thickened, stirring often, 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cheese until smooth.
    If sauce is too thick, add a little extra milk. Enjoy!