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Foolproof Béarnaise Sauce

For my money, the very best classic steak sauce you can make at home, a sauce that will wow your guests with its flavor and elegance, and—most importantly—a sauce that can be made start to finish in under half an hour, is béarnaise. The catch (there's always a catch) is that made with the classic technique, it's very easy to mess up. Here is a foolproof technique that uses hot butter and a hand blender for perfect results every time. More

Video: The Food Lab's Foolproof Hollandaise in 2 Minutes

Traditional hollandaise, made by emulsifying melted butter into egg yolks and lemon juice, is notoriously difficult to make. But there's a super easy way to do it at home that requires no whisking, is completely foolproof, and produces a hollandaise that's indistinguishable from one made using traditional methods. Watch the video to see how it's done. More

Sauced: Hollandaise

Sometimes perceived as a difficult sauce, Hollandaise is actually pretty simple after following just a couple important directions. This creamy, rich, tangy sauce should come out right every time, ready to top Eggs Benedict or beautifully dress a plate of asparagus. More

How to Make Hollandaise Sauce

Making any emulsion—and making it stay—is whisk-labor enough. On top of that, with hollandaise, you're dealing with the dangerous meeting of heat and eggs. And finally, there are as many recipes as there are brunch junkies out there. So where do you start? More

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