Welcome to the Captain's Galley
Here we will have lots of fun in the cooking and
then the eating and that I enjoy the best.
4 egg yolks
1 1/2 T lemon juice
1/4 t salt
ds cayenne pepper (or white) pepper
1 T water, boiling
1/2 c butter, hot but not brown
Put yolks, lemon juice and seasonings in blender.
Heat butter and water separately, taking great care not to burn the
Blend egg mixture on high for about half a minute, then with blender
still on high, add boiling water and half of the butter, very slowly and
in a steady stream, then the rest of the butter can be added more
The heat from the boiling water and the hot butter should cook the yolks
and create a satin- smooth mixture.
Serve immediately or keep warm in a bowl set in another bowl of hot