Shopping Tips

Instead of buying stock in a box for your gravy, try buying bones from the butcher to use as the base in your own.

Cooking How-tos

If gravy has a chalky taste, the flour may not be cooked long enough – make sure to whisk flour until it is a deep golden color and smells nutty before adding liquid.

More On gravy

Although this is an excellent topping for any bean or vegetable dish, for a full American experience, try pouring it over American biscuits with a side serving of potatoes.