Pantry Stable â€œRouxâ€ Base
2 C. Milk Powder (not instant nonfat dry milk)
1 C. Butter Powder
1 C. Flour
Whisk to combine, store in a mason jar in pantry. To make white sauce, mix Â½ C. mix with 1 C. water in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened.
Replace water with pan drippings or meat stock/broth for a gravy.
To replace a can of â€œCream of X soupâ€ in a recipe, mix a cup ofÂ the mix with 1 Â¼ C. water. Add dehydrated celery, mushroom, onion, and/or chicken bouillon to match the type of Cream soup you need. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until thickened.