Gravy Hints

gaynel mohler


From an amish cookbook with kitchen advise, here is one on making gravy. I know most of us have figured out our solutions, but is always good to have a reference to what we can do in case od a blunder ( besides straining, or discarding )

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kitchen bouquet
flour, cornstarch

How to Make Gravy Hints


  • 1For pale gravy, color with a few drops of kitchen bouquet, or to avoid the problem in the first place, brown the flour well before adding the liquid. This also helps eliminate lumps.
  • 2To make gravy smooth, Keep a jar with a mixture of equal parts cornstarch and flour. Put 3 or 4 tablespoons of the mixture in another jar and add some water.shake and in a few minutes you will have a smooth paste for gravy.
  • 3To remedy greasy gravy, add a small amount of baking soda.
  • 4For quick thickner for gravies, add some instant potatoes to your gravy and it will thicken beautifully.

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About Gravy Hints

Course/Dish: Gravies