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How to Make Hollandaise

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Hollandaise is a classic sauce to serve with poached eggs, asparagus, and filet mignon. In this video, you’ll learn how to make hollandaise sauce, the creamy egg yolk and butter sauce. Making hollandaise sauce is surprisingly simple and quick. We’ll show you an easy technique for making hollandaise that uses a blender instead of a double boiler. All it takes is a few basic ingredients. You’ll see how to make a classic sauce by separating eggs, gently heating butter, and then blending the egg yolks with lemon juice and just a pinch of cayenne, blending until smooth and thick while slowly adding the hot butter. It’s a simple way to make an elegant, classic sauce. See a video for Chef John's Perfect Poached Eggs.