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What is an easy lemon sauce recipe?

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About Food features an easy lemon sauce recipe, called Lemon Dessert Sauce. To make this sweet sauce, combine 3/4 cup granulated sugar, 5 teaspoons cornstarch and a dash of salt in a saucepan.

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What is an easy lemon sauce recipe?
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Add 1 1/2 cups of boiling water, and cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until it is clear and thick. Stir in 1 heaping tablespoon finely grated lemon zest, 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice and 1 tablespoon butter. This recipe makes 2 cups of lemon sauce, which is excellent served over bread pudding, cake or dessert.

Emeril Lagasse offers an easy, savory Lemon Dill Sauce recipe. To make this sauce, combine 1/2 cup minced shallots, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, 1/2 cup dry white wine and the juice of one lemon in a saucepan. Heat the liquid until it boils; stir in 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill. Let the sauce cook for 3 minutes. Whisk in 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard and 1/2 cup heavy cream; continue cooking for 2 minutes.

Cut 5 tablespoons unsalted butter into cubes, and whisk the cubes into the sauce, one cube at a time. Add salt and pepper to taste. This sauce takes about 25 minutes to make, and is excellent served with fish and various types of seafood.

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