Monday, April 9, 2012

Got Easter Eggs Left Over? My Grandmother's Escalloped Asparagus

2 lbs asparagus

12 soda crackers crumbled

4 or 5 hard boiled eggs

2 cups medium white sauce **

grated cheese

Butter casserole dish,  layer the ingredients, except white sauce  grated cheese.

After all ingredients are layered, pour on white sauce and then sprinkle with grated cheese. Bake about 25 mins at 325*

** medium white sauce- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, 2 tablespoons flour, dash of salt and 1 cup milk (evaporated milk makes a richer sauce) In a microwave able 2 cup Pyrex measuring cup; melt butter for 30 seconds, stir in flour and salt…blending to make a paste. Add milk gradually, stopping to stir mixture every few seconds. Cook for at least 1 minute , stir, cook another 1 ½ to 2 ½ minutes longer, stopping to stir every 30 seconds until mixture boils. Stir well after removing from microwave .

1 comment:

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

That does sound wonderful. I like the microwavable white sauce idea too. Never tried it that way. Thanks for sharing!