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Two very, very classic sauces!! I told Robin that I have posted and article and recipe from Rudy’s – A Cook’s Paradise about Marsala Sauce. And she said that there is a difference between Madeira Sauce and Marsala Sauce. I know. But the question is: How many others are not aware of the differences? I have the book, The Sauce Bible: Guide to the Saucier’s Craft by David Paul Larousse. If you are into cooking and sauce variations based on the classic sauces, this is the book for you. But for now, look at the basic differences between these two awesome sauces.

Madeira Sauce
(Sauce Madère)

1 T Butter, unsalted
1 Shallot, Minced
1 c Madeira wine
1½ c Demi-Glaze
2 T Butter, unsalted and cut into ¼ –inch cubes

Sauté the shallot in the butter for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the Madeira and simmer until reduced…

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