Divide the cauliflower into portions of convenient size before cooking. Boil slowly, or steam till tender, drain, and when dished up, pour one or two tablespoonfuls of strained white sauce over each portion.
Flour, 1 rounded teaspoonful.
Butter, 1 rounded teaspoonful.
Soak a medium head of cauliflower in cold water with head down for thirty minutes; steam or boil gently till tender; separate into small sprays and pour over them a sauce made of the milk thickened with flour and butter beaten together. Add a little salt. Cover lightly with bread crumbs, which have been moistened with melted butter, and bake until a nice brown. Serve at once.
Prepare as for stewed cauliflower, and when done serve with tomato sauce. Sauce:
Strain a pint of stewed tomatoes, let come to a boil, and thicken with a tablespoonful of flour rubbed smooth in a little water; add a little olive oil or hot cream; salt to taste. Pour this over the cauliflower, and serve.
Prepare as for plain boiled cauliflower; cook or steam till tender; drain and put in a stew-pan; pour over some rich milk or cream; stew together for a few minutes, and serve.
Pick off the outside leaves, cut the stalk one inch from the head, split, wash thoroughly in cold water. Put in saited water for one or two hours before cooking. Cook in salted, boiling water (milk added to the water will keep it white). Boil till tender; remove from the fire; let stand in same water till ready to serve. Drain, serve with cream, butter, or egg sauce poured over.
Prepare as for plain boiled cauliflower; boil until tender; place in a baking-dish and sprinkle with fine bread crumbs; pour over some thin cream sauce, and brown in the oven. Serve with egg or butter sauce.