Make these mixes for beef or chicken gravy and always be ready to whip up some homemade gravy at a moments notice. While you can buy gravy in a can, I don’t care for the taste of it and these mixes taste like homemade.
More often than not, gravy is a sauce made from juices of meats, which run naturally during cooking as well as thickened with corn starch or wheat flour for added texture. In Singapore and the United States, it is referred to as a wide variety of sauces.
Gravy can be further flavored and colored with gravy salt or gravy browning or some ready-made powders and cubes can be used as substitute for natural vegetable or meat extracts. Instant and canned gravies are also made available. Gravy is served commonly with rice, mashed potatoes, meatloaf, and roasts.
Brown gravy is the name for the gravy made from drippings from roasted meat and fowl. Such drippings are cooked on stove top at high heat with onions and some vegetables. Then, it is thickened with thin water mixture and either cornstarch or wheat flour.
If you love gravy and would like to have a mix always ready in the cupboard, you can try Healthy Canning”s recipes for beef or chicken gravy mix. This gravy mix allows you to whip up some chicken gravy in a few minutes. Compared to what you will find in the market, it is much cheaper and healthier than commercial things in packets. It is also low in fat and calories.
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