Forget about buying cans of gravy in your local supermarket for your next Holiday or for a Sunday dinner. This post will teach you how to make a super easy homemade gravy, with or without drippings from meat, poultry or fish. The easy formula of a proper fat to starch to liquid ration, plus some seasonings, will help you make an amazing gravy right at home.
Salt or Maggie seasoning to taste(the amount of salt will depend on the saltiness of your broth)
Heat up your butter (or drippings or oil) in a skillet on medium-low heat,
Add your flour (or corn starch) and mix it with a whisk;
Use a room-temperature liquid (chicken broth, beef broth, vegetable broth or pan juices) and add 1/4 cup at the time, vigorously whisking it to avoid any lumps;
Continue until all the liquid is incorporated and the sauce is smooth; The more flavorful your liquid the better your gravy;
At the end add whatever spices and aromatics that you'd like. Options are not limited, but here is a list of what was used for this gravy recipe: Salt and Pepper, Worcestershire Sauce, Dry Garlic, Maggie seasoning.
Serve it with your favorite roast, poultry, fish or vegetables.
Here are the alternatives to fat, starch and liquid.*Fat: