CRACKED PEPPER GRAVY (SALLYE)

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By
@grandedame

Homemade gravy is a dish that requires patience and close attention. This is a recipe that is as old as the hills, but it is still one of the best recipes for cream gravy you'll find anywhere.


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Serves:

6-8

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter (or bacon drippings)
5 Tbsp
sll purpose flour
2 tsp
sea salt
4 tsp
cracked (coarse ground) black pepper
2-1/2 c
whole milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place large heavy skillet over medium high heat. Add butter and melt until it begins to foam (but not brown).

If you use bacon drippings, allow them to heat until they begin to sizzle.
2
With wooden spoon, stir in flour and make a nice light roux.
3
Add salt and pepper.
4
Add milk gradually, continuing to stir constantly.

***IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE TO STIR OR GRAVY WILL BE A BIG LUMPY MESS---
5
Turn heat to medium low and continue to stir until gravy begins to thicken (about five minutes).
6
Alternate for a richer gravy:
Pour 1 large can evaporated milk (Pet or equivalent) into measuring cup and fill up rest of cup until you have 2-1/2 cups of liquid (milk).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Gravies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom