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Cauliflower au Gratin

  1. Trim cauliflower, separate the flowers, and wash in cold, salted water.
  2. Cook in boiling salted water 12-15 minutes or until tender and soft. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, in small, heavy saucepan, melt 1 Tbs. butter. Add flour. Stir in milk. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg, & cheese. Cook over low flame, stirring constantly until smooth.
  4. Arrange cauliflower in ovenproof, buttered dish. Cover with cheese mixture. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Dot with remaining butter.
  5. Broil under broiler flame until browned.

Serve hot. 4 servings.