If you prefer the chipped beef version, cut the dry beef into small pieces. Make a roux from butter, flour, and milk, then add the chipped beef pieces after it thickens.
For those who weren't military brats, the SOS stands for "S--- On a Shingle" OR "Same Old S---." Bet you can figure it out! =^..^=
Blue Ribbon Recipe
Need a quick weeknight meal? Try this easy hamburger recipe. It's basically a hamburger gravy and will make everyone happy. We tried it on toast and mashed potatoes. We loved it both ways... so serve on what you have available. Comfort food at its finest. The Test Kitchen