You can make the bechamel sauce three days ahead (let it cool completely before refrigerating). The onions can be cooked, peeled, and refrigerated overnight. Heat the onions and sauce together over low heat before serving.
This French sauce may sound fancy, but it's actually the base for a range of homey, all-American recipes, such as Creamed Spinach and Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce.Made from butter, milk, flour, and salt -- sometimes with a touch of onion -- bechamel is a mild, creamy sauce you'll use again and again.
No roast beef is complete without a tangy, spicy horseradish sauce to cut through its deep flavor. Serve this with our Standing Rib Roast with Roasted Potatoes.
This recipe was also featured on "Mad Hungry for the Holidays."
Our lightened-up version of a chicken standby has all the intensity of the original. To preserve mushrooms' earthiness, wipe them clean with a damp paper towel instead of rinsing. To showcase their shape, slice through the stem.
To make these up to a day ahead, prep and assemble the enchiladas (steps 1 to 3); cover and refrigerate. Go to step 4 when you're ready to bake and serve.
Before filling, soften the corn tortillas by stacking them between damp paper towels and heating for a minute in the microwave. This makes them more pliable and prevents tearing.