Originally Posted by fmw
Sorry to the other suggestions but I will pass on the blenders and mixes.
I made hollandaise using a method much like yours for many years but the blender method is much easier and tastes the same if not better.
Julia Child made hers in a blender. So do Eric Ripert and Ina Garten and lots of other chefs who could very easily make it on the stove but say "why bother?"
Here's Julia Child's recipe: Julia Child's Easy Blender Hollandaise Sauce
It doesn't taste like the packet kind. My mother loves that stuff.