1 {egg} yoke
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar
2 pinches salt
1 pinch cayenne
3 tablespoons butter


Combine yolk & juice with salt and pepper in a double boiler, beat butter into egg mix one tablespoon at a time.  Cook over low steam until thickened, using a whisk.  If separates, beat in 1 teaspoon boiling water.  

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