I don’t know about you, but I’ve been craving the classics lately for so many reasons. I think, mostly, it’s the cold weather that always brings on the yearning for comforting dishes that we enjoyed as children. Not to mention how short our grocery dollars are going these days. Back when I was a
If homemade, from scratch, down-home comfort food is not for you. Then read no further. This is NOT going to be a very popular post. But I’m not out to win any “popularity contest”. Never have been. Never will compromise myself to, either.
Creamy, white country gravy loaded with pepper. Is there anything more comforting? Old-fashioned, country farmhouse-style gravy that went with almost every meal. No matter what was being served, you could eat this stuff with a slice of bread alone! You can use part, or all, pan drippings (with the bottom bits for extra flavor)
Of all of the sauces that I make, I think this is the most important one to learn how to make. It isn’t difficult, and I use it the most. After all, it isn’t nicknamed the “Queen mother of French sauces” for no reason! This is my go-to, stand-by recipe, that’s a bit richer