bearnaise bearnaise

Definition(s):

  • (n) a sauce like hollandaise but made with white wine and tarragon and shallots instead of lemon juice

Usage(s):

  1. The diet allows fondue, bourguignon, bearnaise, fried chicken, chunks of steak and enough alcohol for a buzz.
  2. He was sorry, he said, only for having once permitted Bond the unforgivable gaffe of ordering asparagus with bearnaise instead of mousseline sauce.
  3. One thing scientists do know is that much of the yummy stuff in low-carb diets--think filet mignon with bearnaise sauce--comes loaded with artery-clogging saturated fats.

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