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Vanilla-Thyme Creme Anglaise

May 9, 2013


INGREDIENTS2 cups milk
?1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped, seeds reserved
5 sprigs thyme
?¼ cup sugar
6 egg yolks
?? tsp. kosher salt

INSTRUCTIONSBring milk, vanilla bean and seeds, and thyme to a simmer in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat. Whisk sugar and egg yolks in a bowl. Slowly whisk ½ cup hot milk into egg mixture until smooth, then transfer egg mixture to saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until mixture is thick enough to coat the back of the spoon, 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat, strain through a fine sieve into a bowl, set over a larger bowl of ice water. (This will stop the cooking process.) Discard vanilla bean; refrigerate sauce until cold. Get the recipe >>


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