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Old 02-23-2011, 05:06 PM   #11
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I guess this is just like "making gravy" and everybody has their own method. I remember seeing my mother doing it a few times and I seem to remember her starting with butter & flour in a pan, then adding juice or some magical liquid...

This is all there is to it. Cook the butter and flour in a pan over medium heat stirring frequently until it turns medium to dark brown. Whisk in beef broth or stock and bring to a boil. You have gravy. Season with salt, pepper, garlic and onion powders or whatever you like.

It also works with chicken stock for chicken gravy.
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:05 PM   #12
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It's a bit off topic from the gravy, but if you have a lot of meat and aren't sure if you can eat that many sandwiches, you can always make some into shredded beef tacos, too. Shred the beef with a fork and throw the back into the crockpot with some cumin, coriander, onion, peppers (hot, sweet, or both, according to your taste) and a bit of salt if it needs it. Let cook for a couple hours. Then, right before serving, add some fresh chopped cilantro and a bit of lime juice to taste and serve with your favorite toppings in warmed tortillas.
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