(by Annette Foglino)
2 T. butter
2 T. flour
1 c. milk
salt and pepper, to taste
16 oz. pearl onions from jar or fresh, peeled
In a saucepan over low heat, cook butter and flour, whisking, until lightly browned.
Add milk, salt and pepper, whisking until thickened.
Add onions until warmed through.
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