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Old 03-10-2013, 07:34 AM   #1
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Black Pepper Gravy

Black Pepper Gravy is a derivative of Bechamel sauce.

INGREDIENTS
4 to 6 tablespoons shortening (bacon drippings or vegetable oil)
6 tablespoons flour
3 1/2 to 4 cups milk
2 tablespoons fresh cracked black pepper
salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Add shortening to hot saucepan and heat over medium high heat until almost smoking.
2. Add flour, stirring until blended and bubbling do not allow to brown
3. Gradually add milk; continue stirring and cooking until thickened and bubbly.
4. If too thick, add a little more milk. Taste and add salt.
5. Serve over biscuits, chicken fried steaks, mashed potatoes.
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:06 AM   #2
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Looks great! Sadly, I would be the only one that would eat it. I never add as much pepper as I would like to my sausage gravy during cooking. I add it to my serving.
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:22 AM   #3
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This stuff is wonderful!

It can turn a skimpy meal into a feast!

My grandmother used to make it in the winter time using salt pork.

We always had it served over baked potatoes.

Life was so much nicer before calories and cholesterol were invented!
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:43 AM   #4
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This stuff is wonderful!

It can turn a skimpy meal into a feast!

My grandmother used to make it in the winter time using salt pork.

We always had it served over baked potatoes.

Life was so much nicer before calories and cholesterol were invented!
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:44 AM   #5
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mmmm, gravy
If I am making this using fresh made bacon drippings I'll crumble the bacon and add it back in after the gravy thickens. It makes for a nice hearty gravy.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:01 AM   #6
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My favorite gravy!
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:00 PM   #7
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"Life was so much nicer before calories and cholesterol were invented!"


Now ain't that the truth!
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:07 PM   #8
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Isn't this the same starting point used to make sausage gravy?
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:14 PM   #9
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Isn't this the same starting point used to make sausage gravy?
It sure is!
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:45 AM   #10
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Thanks :) I love pepper sauce! I sometimes make it with brined green peppercorns.
Love a good steak with pepper gravy!
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Black Pepper Gravy Black Pepper Gravy is a derivative of Bechamel sauce. INGREDIENTS 4 to 6 tablespoons shortening (bacon drippings or vegetable oil) 6 tablespoons flour 3 1/2 to 4 cups milk 2 tablespoons fresh cracked black pepper salt to taste INSTRUCTIONS 1. Add shortening to hot saucepan and heat over medium high heat until almost smoking. 2. Add flour, stirring until blended and bubbling do not allow to brown 3. Gradually add milk; continue stirring and cooking until thickened and bubbly. 4. If too thick, add a little more milk. Taste and add salt. 5. Serve over biscuits, chicken fried steaks, mashed potatoes. 3 stars 1 reviews
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