Difficulty: Easy Full Episode: A Taste of Churchill Downs (Season 4)


Giant Derby Hot Brown:
  1. Toast the sliced bread until golden.
  2. Place half sliced of bread in the bottom of dish, reserving other half for garnish.
  3. Top the bread with the sliced turkey then Mornay sauce.
  4. Arrange the tomato and bacon on top.
  5. Brown in broiler until golden.
Mornay Sauce:
  1. Melt butter in a 2-quart heavy saucepan over moderately low heat, then add flour and cook over low heat whisking constantly, 3 minutes.
  2. Add milk in a stream, whisking, and bring to a boil, whisking. Reduce heat to low and gently simmer, whisking occasionally, 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add cheese, whisking, until melted, then whisk in salt, pepper and nutmeg.


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Full Episode: A Taste of Churchill Downs (Season 4)


  • Giant Derby Hot Brown:
  • 8 slices Toasted White Bread
  • 2 pounds Roast Turkey, cut into ½ inch slices
  • 1 quart Mornay Sauce
  • 4 Tomatoes, cut in quarters
  • 12 strips Bacon
  • Mornay Sauce:
  • 8 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 8 tablespoons All Purpose Flour
  • 4 cups Whole Milk
  • 5 ounces Coarsely Grated Gruyere Cheese
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon Freshly Grated Nutmeg