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  • How to Make an Easy Roux in the Microwave (and Oven)

    How to Make an Easy Roux in the Microwave (and Oven)

    Every year, I make turkey gumbo with my leftover Thanksgiving bird, and every year I complain about stirring the roux. Roux is not difficult to make. Combine equal amounts of fat and flour, whisk until smooth, then cook, stirring continuously — and I really do mean continuously — until it reaches the colour you desire.